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

This introductory text/reference is a practical guide for soil mechanics principles, with application to real-world foundation design situations. It is presented in a clear, direct style with just enough mathematics to support the design concepts. There are ample diagrams, charts, and illustrations throughout to support the concepts.  See more details below

Overview

This introductory text/reference is a practical guide for soil mechanics principles, with application to real-world foundation design situations. It is presented in a clear, direct style with just enough mathematics to support the design concepts. There are ample diagrams, charts, and illustrations throughout to support the concepts.

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

Preface
1Formation of Natural Soil Deposits1
2Engineering Properties of Soils9
3Soil Exploration45
4Soil Compaction and Stabilization83
5Water in Soil113
6Stress Distribution in Soil143
7Consolidation of Soil and Settlement of Structures171
8Shear Strength of Soil227
9Shallow Foundations257
10Pile Foundations311
11Drilled Shaft Foundations365
12Lateral Earth Pressure375
13Retaining Structures413
14Stability Analysis of Slopes445
Answers to Selected Problems473
App.: Conversion Factors475
References Cited477
Index481

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