ABSTRACT

Geotechnical Engineering of Dams, 2nd edition provides a comprehensive text on the geotechnical and geological aspects of the investigations for and the design and construction of new dams and the review and assessment of existing dams. The main emphasis of this work is on embankment dams, but much of the text, particularly those parts related to g

chapter 1|10 pages

Introduction

chapter 2|78 pages

Key geological issues

chapter 5|76 pages

Site investigation techniques

chapter 11|48 pages

Analysis of stability and deformations

chapter 13|48 pages

Embankment dam details

chapter 15|92 pages

Concrete face rockfill dams

chapter 16|50 pages

Concrete gravity dams and their foundations

chapter 18|54 pages

Foundation grouting

chapter 19|66 pages

Mine and industrial tailings dams