Soils and Foundations / Edition 4

Soils and Foundations / Edition 4

by Cheng Liu, Jack B. Evett, Jack B. Evett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0134949498

ISBN-13: 9780134949499

Pub. Date: 07/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Some key features of the fifth edition include:

  • A new section on soil stabilization.
  • New application to current foundation design problems.
  • Fundamental principles of soil mechanics are presented with many worked-out examples.

Overview

Some key features of the fifth edition include:

  • A new section on soil stabilization.
  • New application to current foundation design problems.
  • Fundamental principles of soil mechanics are presented with many worked-out examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134949499
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
07/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.73(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.15(d)

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 Caissons.
12. Lateral Earth Pressure.
13. Retaining Structures.
14. Stability Analysis of Slopes.
Answers to Selected Problems.
Appendix: Conversion Factors.
Index.

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