SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING: PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTH REGIONAL CONFERENCE FOR AFRICA

VOLUME TWO PRESENTS SUBJECTS FOR DISCUSSION DIVIDED INTO FIVE SESSIONS: (1) TERRAIN EVALUATION, (2) PEDOGENIC SOILS, (3) RESIDUAL AND TRANSPORTED SOILS, (4) HIGHWAYS, AND (5) GENERAL TOPICS. SUMMARIES OF SPECIALITY SESSIONS INCLUDED: G.P. V.D. MERWE, (1) THE DESIGN OF OVERLAYS FOR EXISTING PAVEMENTS AND (2) AXLE LOADING AND THE EFFECT OF REPETITIVE LOADING ON THE PERFORMANCE OF FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS; G.E. BLIGHT, SHEAR BEHAVIOR ON JOINTS AND FISSURES IN ROCKS AND SOILS; H. P. RAUCH, REMEDIAL MEASURES FOR POORLY CONSTRUCTED RAILWAY FORMATIONS; W. R. MACKECHNIE, COLLAPSE SOILS; J. D. BEER, SUBJECTIVE CLASSIFICATION OF THE HARDNESS OF ROCKS AND THE ASSOCIATED SHEAR STRENGTH; AND A. D. WALSH AND SPARKS, INFLUENCE OF FLOW, PORE PRESSURE AND SEEPAGE ON STABILITY. /RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 2, pp 299-404, FIGS, TABS, REFS
  • Corporate Authors:

    Inst of Civil Engineers /South Africa

    /Div of Soil Mechanics and Fdn Engr
    ,   United States 
  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Accession Number: 00234746
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1971 12:00AM