By A. Nakase

The overseas Symposium on Coastal Geotechnical Engineering in perform (IS-Yokohama 2000) used to be held from 20 to 22 September 2000 in Yokohama, Japan and subsidized either through TC-30 of ISSMGE on Coastal Geotechnical Engineering and by means of the japanese Geotechnical Society (JGS). This symposium attracted 310 participantsВfrom many nations and IS-YokohamaВ2000 is remembered as a profitable occasion for accumulating necessary details and studies from quite a few researchers and case stories on delicate floor engineering know-how in coastal parts. through the symposium individuals heard invited best specialists current lectures and reviews andВhad an opportunity to fulfill with representatives of varied study fields of curiosity. As a fulfilment of the promis made through the symposium, a moment quantity was once produced after the convention with contributed paper of these displays in keynote addresses, exact lectures, undertaking reviews and precise dialogue classes, with the wish that it will be a beneficial reference for engineers, teachers, specialists and people who have an interest in Coastal Geotechnical Engineering.

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Jeong, G. H. & Locat, J. 2000d. Characterization of Yangsan clay, Pusan, Korea. Soils and Foundations, (accepted). Hanzawa Toa Corporation, Yokohama, Japan ABSTRACT: A new procedure for soil investigation, design and construction control is presented for soft ground engineering. The proposed method, consisting of direct shear and cone penetration tests, DST and CPT, focuses to do soft ground engineering minimizing the regional variations both in soil behaviour and technical quality with the approach as simplified as possible.

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