By Seiichi Miura, Tatsuya Ishikawa, Nobuyuki Yoshida, Yoshio Hisari, Nagato Abe
Advances in Transportation Geotechnics II bargains with the geotechnics of roads, railways and airfields. offering financial and sustainable transportation infrastructures for societies is very depending on growth made during this box. those contributions to the 2d overseas convention on Transportation Geotechnics (Hokkaido, Japan, 10-12 September 2012), held lower than the auspices of the foreign Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), conceal a extensive variety of technical issues, together with these addressed through the 1st convention held in Nottingham, united kingdom in 2008. Advanc. Read more...
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