2009

Laboratory and Field Testing of Unsaturated Soils

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8818-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-8819-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-IV

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    Pages 1-2

    Preface: Special Issue on Laboratory and Field Testing of Unsaturated Soils

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    Pages 3-19

    Measurement of Matric Suction Using Tensiometric and Axis Translation Techniques

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    Pages 21-32

    Indirect Measurement of Suction

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    Pages 33-48

    Axis Translation and Negative Water Column Techniques for Suction Control

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    Pages 49-61

    Vapour Equilibrium and Osmotic Technique for Suction Control

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    Pages 63-77

    Mechanical Testing in Unsaturated Soils

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    Pages 79-92

    Laboratory Hydraulic Testing in Unsaturated Soils

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    Pages 93-115

    Microstructure Investigation in Unsaturated Soils: A Review with Special Attention to Contribution of Mercury Intrusion Porosimetry and Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy

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    Pages 117-137

    Geoenvironmental Testing

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    Pages 139-170

    Field Measurement of Suction, Water Content, and Water Permeability

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    Pages 171-186

    Water Balance and Evapotranspiration Monitoring in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

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    Pages 187-204

    Monitoring the Performance of Unsaturated Soil Slopes

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    Pages 205-214

    Monitoring Large-Scale Tests for Nuclear Waste Disposal