Written in a clear, direct style, this practical book introduces readers to the essentials of soil mechanics and foundations. Major emphasis is given to design and practical applications, which are supported by basic theory. Now in its seventh edition, it includes new material on soil consistency, overconsolidated clay, degree of consolidation, vibroflotation and the settlement of sand. KEY TOPICS Chapter topics cover formation of natural soil deposits, engineering properties of soils, soil exploration, soil compaction and stabilization, water in soil, stress distribution in soil, consolidation of soil and settlement of structures, shear strength of soil, shallow foundations, pile foundations, drilled shaft foundations, lateral earth pressure, retaining structures, and stability analysis of slopes. For civil engineers, civil engineering technologists, and geotechnical engineers.
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Written in a simple and direct style, this practical text introduces students to the essentials of soil mechanics and foundations. Major emphasis is given to design and practical applications, which are supported by basic theory.From the Back Cover:
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.
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