Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice / Edition 3

Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice / Edition 3

by Karl Terzaghi, Ralph B. Peck, Gholamreza Mesri
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471086584

ISBN-13: 9780471086581

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This book is one of the best-known and most respected books in geotechnical engineering. In its third edition, it presents both theoretical and practical knowledge of soil mechanics in engineering. It features expanded coverage of vibration problems, mechanics of drainage, passive earth pressure, and consolidation.

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This book is one of the best-known and most respected books in geotechnical engineering. In its third edition, it presents both theoretical and practical knowledge of soil mechanics in engineering. It features expanded coverage of vibration problems, mechanics of drainage, passive earth pressure, and consolidation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471086581
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
905,206
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 11.24(h) x 1.31(d)

Table of Contents

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SOILS.

Index Properties of Soils.

Soil Exploration.

Hydraulic and Mechanical Properties of Soils.

THEORETICAL SOIL MECHANICS.

Hydraulics of Soils.

Plastic Equilibrium in Soils.

Settlement and Contact Pressure.

PROBLEMS OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

Ground Improvement.

Earth Pressure and Stability of Slopes.

Foundations.

Settlement Due to Extraneous Causes.

Dams and Dam Foundations.

References.

Indexes.

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