Issue Date: January/February 2011


GEOSTRATA, 2011, January/February, 19-23   Most geotechnical and geoenvironmental systems near the ground surface involve unsaturated soils. Examples include retaining walls, shallow foundations, slopes, embankments, pavements, storm water retention and recharge systems, and waste containment covers. While the design of geoenvironmental systems routinely involves unsaturated soil mechanics, design of geotechnical systems typically assumes water-saturated or […]

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