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Soil Properties: Testing, Measurement, and Evaluation

Handbook / Manual

By: Cheng Liu and Jack B Evett

404 pages, Includes a floppy disc, figs

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Paperback | Dec 1996 | Edition: 3 | #63568 | ISBN: 0134404629
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NHBS Price: £37.99 $48/€45 approx

About this book

A geotechnical lab manual for undergraduate civil engineering and civil engineering technology students.


Contents

Description and Identification of Soils (Visual-Manual Procedure). Determining the Moisture Content of Soil (Conventional Oven Method). Determining the Moisture Content of Soil (Microwave Oven Method). Determining the Specific Gravity of Soil. Determining the Liquid Limit of Soil. Determining the Plastic Limit and Plasticity Index of Soil. Determining the Shrinkage Limit of Soil. Grain-Size Analysis of Soil (Including Both Mechanical and Hydrometer Analyses). Classification of Soils for Engineering Purposes. Determining Moisture-Unit Weight Relations of Soil (Compaction Test). Determining the Moisture Content of Soil (By Means of a Calcium Carbide Gas Moisture Tester). Determining the Density and Unit Weight of Soil in Place by the Sand-Cone Method. Determining the Density and Unit Weight of Soil in Place by the Rubber-Balloon Method. Percolation Test. Permeability Test for Granular Soils (Constant-Head Method). Permeability Test for Fine-Grained and Granular Soils (Falling-Head Method). Consolidation Test. Determining the Unconfined Compressive Strength of Cohesive Soil. Triaxial Compression Test. Direct Shear Test. California Bearing Ratio Test. Graph Papers.

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