Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual / Edition 7

Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual / Edition 7

by Braja M Das
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195367596

ISBN-13: 9780195367591

Pub. Date: 10/17/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual is the market-leading manual for junior-level soil mechanics/geotechnical engineering laboratory courses. It teaches students the essential properties of soils and their behavior under stress and strain and provides clear, step-by-step explanations for conducting typical soil tests. The careful explanations of laboratory procedures

Overview

Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual is the market-leading manual for junior-level soil mechanics/geotechnical engineering laboratory courses. It teaches students the essential properties of soils and their behavior under stress and strain and provides clear, step-by-step explanations for conducting typical soil tests. The careful explanations of laboratory procedures help foster students' independence, reduce errors, and improve safety. Written by Braja M. Das, respected author of acclaimed texts in geotechnical and foundation engineering, this manual also provides a detailed discussion of the AASHTO Classification System and the Unified Soil Classification System.

This seventh edition is enhanced by five appendices, including the newly added Appendix E that contains semi-log and linear duplicate graph paper.

Features

Comprehensive selection of class-tested labs
New photograph program to better illustrate textual material
Includes sample calculations and graphs relevant to each laboratory test
Includes blank, perforated data sheets (accompanying each test) for ease-of-use in the laboratory and teaching simple, best-practice report preparation
Provides references and five useful appendices:
Appendix A: Weight-Volume Relationships
Appendix B: Conversion Factors
Appendix C: Data Sheets for Laboratory Experiments
Appendix D: Data Sheets for Preparation of Laboratory Reports
Appendix E: Semi-log and Linear Duplicate Graph Paper

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195367591
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/17/2008
Edition description:
Lab Manual
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1 Laboratory Test and Report Preparation.

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