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By R. Kerry Rowe (auth.), Prof. Yunmin Chen, Prof. Liangtong Zhan, Prof. Xiaowu Tang (eds.)

"Advances in Environmental Geotechnics" provides the newest advancements during this interdisciplinary box. the subjects coated comprise easy and complicated theories for modeling of geoenvironmental phenomena, trying out and tracking for geoenvironmental engineering, municipal good wastes and landfill engineering, sludge and dredged soils, geotechnical reuse of business wastes, infected land and remediation expertise, functions of geosynthetics in geoenvironmental engineering, geoenvironmental hazard overview, administration and sustainability, ecological strategies and case histories. This court cases comprises papers authored by way of middle individuals of ISSMGE TC5 (International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering---Environmental Geotechnics) and geoenvironmental researchers from greater than 20 international locations and areas. it's a important reference for geoenvironmental and geotechnical engineers in addition to civil engineers.

Yunmin Chen, Xiaowu Tang, and Liangtong Zhan are Professors on the division of Civil Engineering of Zhejiang college, China.

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Dickinson S & Brachman RWI (2008). Assessment of 17 alternative protection layers for a geomembrane / geosynthetic clay liner (GM/GCL) composite liner, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45(11): 1594-1610. Dickinson S, Brachman RWI, Rowe RK (2009). Thickness and hydraulic performance of geosynthetic clay liners overlying a geonet, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, (Tentatively accepted) El-Zein A & Rowe RK (2007). Simultaneous leakage and diffusion of organic pollutants through damaged geomembranes, Tenth International Symposium on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, NUMOG X, Rhodes, Greece, April 2007: 297-301.

Rimal S & Rowe RK (2009). Diffusion modelling of OIT depletion from HDPE geomembrane in landfill applications, Geosynthetics International, (Accepted 24/3/09; in press). Rowe RK (1998). Paul. MN Rowe RK (2005). Long-Term Performance of Contaminant Barrier Systems, 45th Rankine Lecture, Geotechnique, 55 (9): 631-678. Rowe RK (2009). Long-term performance of leachate collections systems and geomembrane liners for MSW landfills, Keynote lecture, GeoAfrica 2009, Capetown, September 2009 (in press).

2006b) Commoulos (2003) has shown based on observation that a landfill which is placed rapidly would yield higher settlements rates than a landfill with a longer construction period. In Fig. 15 is presented schematically that two waste columns A and B at the same landfill with different construction periods that the settlements rates of waste column A with the shorter construction period are higher than those of column B with the longer construction period. Zekkos et al. (2007) have conducted stress-strain response tests of MSW materials under slow and rapid monotonic loading in large direct shear device (with 300 mm side and 180 mm height) and large triaxial shear device (with 300m diameter and 600-630mm height).

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