Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Testing

Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Testing

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This innovative soil mechanics text is intended for civil engineering undergraduates and contains unique lab experiments incorporating the most up-to-date material and broad range of testing methods. Features include integration of geotechnical topics with laboratory methods, numerous in-text problems and updated laboratory testing methods that meet ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) Standards. Consolidation and triaxial test data and results coverage offers a careful examination not found in other texts and the noteworthy section on the New Unified System offers easy-to-use tables and flows charts.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 714 pages
  • 160 x 236.2 x 45.7mm | 1,111.31g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195107195
  • 9780195107197

Table of contents

Each chapter begins with an Introduction and ends with problems ; 1. Soil Materials ; 2. Soil Exploration ; 3. Index Properties of Soils ; 4. Soil Compaction ; 5. Water Flow Through Soils ; 6. Stresses Within a Soil Mass ; 7. Volume Change in Soils ; 8. Shear Strength of Soils ; 9. Lateral Earth Pressure ; 10. Bearing Capacity ; 11. Slope Stability Experiments ; Appendices ; A. S1 Units and Conversion Factors ; B. Laboratory Forms ; Glossary ; References ; Indexshow more