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Principles of Geotechnical Engineering / Edition 8
     

Principles of Geotechnical Engineering / Edition 8

by Braja M. Das, Khaled Sobhan
 

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ISBN-10: 1133108660

ISBN-13: 9781133108665

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: CL Engineering

Braja M. Das' PRINCIPLES OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING provides civil engineering students and professionals with an overview of soil properties and mechanics, combined with a study of field practices and basic soil engineering procedures. Through three editions, this book has distinguished itself by its exceptionally clear theoretical explanations, realistic worked

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Braja M. Das' PRINCIPLES OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING provides civil engineering students and professionals with an overview of soil properties and mechanics, combined with a study of field practices and basic soil engineering procedures. Through three editions, this book has distinguished itself by its exceptionally clear theoretical explanations, realistic worked examples, thorough discussions of field testing methods, and extensive problem sets - making this book a leader in its field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133108665
Publisher:
CL Engineering
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
819,079
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Soils and Rocks. 2. Weight-Volume Relationships, Plasticity, and Structure of Soil. 3. Classification of Soil. 4. Soil Compaction. 5. Flow of Water in Soil: Permeability and Seepage. 6. Effective Stress Concepts. 7. Stresses in a Soil Mass. 8. Compressibility of Soil. 9. Shear Strength of Soil. 10. Lateral Earth Pressure. 11. Dynamic Lateral Earth Pressure. 12. Soil-Bearing Capacity for Shallow Foundations. 13. Slope Stability. 14. Environmental Geotechnology. 15. Subsoil Exploration. Appendices: A. Conversion Factors. B. Braced Cuts. C. Factor of Safety for Slopes. D. Rankine Active and Passive Earth Pressure.

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