Soils and Foundations

Soils and Foundations

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For courses on Soils, Soil Mechanics, or Soils/Foundations in Departments of Civil Technology, Construction Technology, or Civil and Geotechnical Engineering.Written in a clear, direct style, this practical text introduces students to the essentials of soil mechanics and foundations. Major emphasis is given to design and practical applications, which are supported by basic theory.
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  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 194.6 x 243.3 x 28.7mm | 938.95g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • illustrations, index
  • 0130482196
  • 9780130482198

Table of contents

1. Formation of Natural Soil Deposits. 2. Engineering Properties of Soils. 3. Soil Exploration. 4. Soil Compaction and Stabilization. 5. Water in Soil. 6. Stress Distribution in Soil. 7. Consolidation of Soil and Settlement of Structures. 8. Shear Strength of Soil. 9. Shallow Foundations. 10. Pile Foundations. 11. Drilled Shaft Foundations. 12. Lateral Earth Pressure. 13. Retaining Structures. 14. Stability Analysis of Slopes. Answers to Selected Problems. Appendix: Conversion Factors. Index.
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