Summary: Essentials of Soil Mechanics and Foundations: Basic Geotechnics, Seventh Edition, provides a clear, detailed presentation of soil mechanics: the background and basics, the engineering properties and behavior of soil deposits, and the application of soil mechanics theories. Appropriate for soil mechanics courses in engineering, architectural and construction-related programs, this new edition features a separate chapter on earthquakes, a more logical organization, and
new material relating to pile foundations design and construction and soil permeability. It's rich applications, well-illustrated examples, end-of-chapter problems and detailed explanations make it an excellent reference for students, practicing engineers, architects, geologists, environmental specialists and more.
Summary: Essentials of Soil Mechanics and Foundations: Basic Geotechnics, Seventh Edition, provides a clear, detailed presentation of soil mechanics: the background and basics, the engineering properties and behavior of soil deposits, and the application of soil mechanics theories. Appropriate for soil mechanics courses in engineering, architectural and construction-related programs, this new edition features a separate chapter on earthquakes, a more logical organization, and new material relating to pile foundations design and construction and soil permeability. It's rich applications, well-illustrated examples, end-of-chapter problems and detailed explanations make it an excellent reference for students, practicing engineers, architects, geologists, environmental specialists and more. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 07 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Published: 09/06/2006 International: No
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PART I: BACKGROUND AND BASICS
1. The Soil and Rock of Planet Earth: Geologic Overview 2. Soil Types and Soil Structure 3. Soil Composition: Terminology and Definitions 4. Index Properties and Classification Tests, and Soil Classification Systems 5. Site Investigations: Purpose and Methods, Information and Procedures Available
PART II: ENGINEERING PROPERTIES AND BEHAVIOR OF SOIL DEPOSITS
6. Movement of Water Through Soil: Basic Hydrogeology, Subsurface Flow, Permeability, Capillarity 7. Movement of Water Through Soil: Practical Effects: Seepage, Drainage, Frost Heave, Contamination 8. Combined Stresses in Soil Masses: Stress at a Point and Mohr's Circle 9. Subsurface Stresses 10. Settlement: Soil Compression, Volume Distortion, Consolidation 11. Shear Strength Theory 12. Earthquakes and the Affects
PART III: APPLICATION OF SOIL MECHANICS THEORIES
13. Foundations: Introductory Concepts 14. Foundations: Design Considerations and Methods 15. Site Improvement: Earth Moving, Compaction, and Stabilization 16. Stability of Unsupported Slopes 17. Lateral Pressures and Retaining Structures
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