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Railway Geotechnics,9780415695015
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Railway Geotechnics

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415695015

ISBN10:
0415695015
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
5/17/2015
Publisher(s):
CRC Press

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 5/17/2015.
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  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Summary

Good rail track and rail operations depend on good geotechnics, in several different ways and at varying levels. This comprehensive reference covers track, track substructure, load environment, materials, mechanics, design, construction, measurements, and management, illustrated with case studies, with an emphasis on geotechnical aspects of railway engineering. It discusses these topics from a historical perspective, and outlines the methodologies and best practice developed over the past 20 years. It is written primarily for professionals and graduate students, and begins with the fundamentals and basic principles, leading in to practical applications. The authors bring considerable experience and expertise, with many years of research and development, academia, railway operations, and consulting.


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