Founding the world's most exciting building : Ferguson, H New Civ Engr, N482, 18 March 1982, P18–20

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  • 88A

    ship to overburden samplir~, overburden sampling and analysis, use of soil-overburden data in mine plarmlng and development, a~d minesoil classification.

    Avail: USBM, 4800 FOrbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa, 15213 USA

    Dams and embankments

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    824144

    See also: 824192, 824193

    REASONS FOR M25 SLIP STILL NOT D~INTTE Byrd, T New Civ Engr, ~86, 8 April 1982, P12-13

    Discusses the failure of an embar~cnent built to take part of the M25 motcrway at Es~ping, UK. Possible failure mechanisms are put forward and remedial measures outlined.

    RUAHIHI : THE MECHANIsM OF FAILURE New Civ Ergr, N~82, 18 March 1982, P30-31

    Repo~ts the results of an enquiry into the failure of a canal embankment at the Ruahlbl l~ydroelectric power system site, New Zealand. The l~obable failure mode is described and it is concluded that inadequate geOtechnical investigation of the site was responsible for the failure.

    WORLD's FIRST ALL 'ROLLCP~ DAM schrader, E K Civ Engng, NY, V52, ~ , April 1982, I~5-h8

    Discusses Willow Creek dam, Oregon, USA, the first gravity dam being built entirely with roller compacted concrete (defined as a damp gravel fill with typically 2.5-7 per cent cement ).

    824145 INFLUENCE OF SHRINKAGE CRACKS ON PORE-WA~ER PRESSUREs WITHIN A CLAY ~BAM

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