Soil Mechanics and Foundations

Soil Mechanics and Foundations

by Muni Budhu

Hardcover(Older Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471252313
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/01/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 616
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.14(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Dr. Muniram Budhu is professor of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Soil Mechanics and Foundations.
Physical Characteristics of Soils and Soil Investigations.
Stresses, Strains and Elastic Deformations of Soils.
One-Dimensional Consolidation Settlement of Fine-Grained Soils.
Shear Strength of Soils.
A Critical State Model to Interpret Soil Behavior.
Bearing of Capacity of Soils and Settlement of Shallow Foundations.
Pile Foundations.
Two-Dimensional Flow of Water Through Soils.
Stability of Earth Retaining Structures.
Slope Stability.
Answers to Selected Problems.

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