Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook / Edition 1

Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook / Edition 1

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by Robert Day
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071351116

ISBN-13: 9780071351119

Pub. Date: 11/11/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

One-volume library of instant geotechnical and foundation data

Now for the first time ever, geotechnical, foundation, and civil engineers...geologists...architects, planners, and construction managers can quickly find information they must refer to every working day, in one compact source. Edited by Robert W. Day, the time -and effort-saving Geotechnical Engineer

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One-volume library of instant geotechnical and foundation data

Now for the first time ever, geotechnical, foundation, and civil engineers...geologists...architects, planners, and construction managers can quickly find information they must refer to every working day, in one compact source. Edited by Robert W. Day, the time -and effort-saving Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook gives you field

exploration guidelines and lab procedures. You'll find soil and rock classification, basic phase relationships, and all the tables and charts you need for stress distribution, pavement, and pipeline design. You also get abundant information on all types of geotechnical analyses, including

settlement, bearing capacity, expansive soil, slope stability - plus coverage of retaining walls and building foundations. Other construction-related topics covered include grading, instrumentation, excavation,

underpinning, groundwater control and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071351119
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/11/1999
Series:
McGraw-Hill Portable Handbook Series
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
1.56(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

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Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Not a text, but a very handy reference. Pulled in a few answers on the PE exam that couldn't be found in geotechnical textbooks.