Basic Soil Mechanics (4e) : 9780582381094

Basic Soil Mechanics (4e)

 
Edition
 
4
ISBN
 
9780582381094
ISBN 10
 
0582381096
Published
 
27/07/2000
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
592
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$133.99
 
 
 
Description

The 4th Edition of this respected work provides a new examination of the approaches to understanding soil behaviour and the presentation of theories and models to be used in solving practical problems and design. The unifying approach of critical state theory plays a more central role in this edition.

Table of contents
  • 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.
Features & benefits

 

  • British Standards, Eurocodes and references.
  • Appendix on the use of simulation spreadsheets.
  • Clearly explains the basic principles of soil mechanics.
  • Numerous practical worked examples and problems.