By Bernardo Caicedo,Carol Murillo,Laureano Hoyos,Julio Esteban Colmenares,Ivan Rafael Berdugo

New theories and trying out options comparable with Unsaturated Soil Mechanics have confirmed to be priceless instruments to check a large spectrum of geo-materials which include rocks, rock fills, frozen soils and domiciliary stable wastes. those new theories and trying out strategies have approved the research of a number of conventional difficulties from a brand new point of view (e.g., swelling or collapsible soils and compacted soils or pavements materials), they usually have additionally proven their potency to check new energy-related difficulties like CO2 sequestration and nuclear waste disposal.

Advances in Unsaturated Soils is a set of papers from the first Pan-American convention on Unsaturated Soils equipped in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, in February 2013. the amount contains seventy six examine papers coming for world wide, in addition to 7 keynotes papers via renowned foreign researchers. The contributions current various themes including:

• Advances in checking out techniques

• Unsaturated soil behavior

• Constitutive modeling and microstructure

• Numerical modeling

• Geotechnical problems

Advances in Unsaturated Soils is anticipated to turn into an invaluable connection with teachers and pros excited about Unsaturated Soil Mechanics.

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