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Basic Soil Mechanics

By: Roy Whitlow
571 pages, Tabs, figs
Basic Soil Mechanics
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  • Basic Soil Mechanics ISBN: 9780582381094 Edition: 4 Paperback Aug 2000 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Revised and updated edition of the standard text for students of soil mechanics.


1. Origins and Composition of Soil. 2. Classification of Soils for Engineering Purposes. 3. Basic Physical Properties of Soils. 4. Groundwater, Pore Pressure and Effective Stress. 5. Soil Permeability and Seepage. 6. Stresses and Strains in Soils. 7. Measurement of Shear Strength. 8. Earth Pressure and Retaining Walls. 9. Stability of Slopes. 10. Settlement and Consolidation. 11. Bearing Capacity of Foundations. 12. Site Investigations and In Situ Testing. Appendix A Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design. Appendix B Geotechnical Design: Factors of Safety and Partial Factors. Appendix C Guide to Soil Mechanics Spreadsheets and Reference (on the CD-ROM).

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By: Roy Whitlow
571 pages, Tabs, figs
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