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Craig's soil mechanics

Author: Jonathan Knappett; R F Craig
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Spon Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Now in its eighth edition, this text continues to blend clarity of explanation with depth of coverage to present students with the fundamental principles of soil mechanics. From the foundations of the subject through to its application in practice, the book provides an indispensable companion to undergraduate courses.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Knappett; R F Craig
ISBN: 9780415561259 0415561256 9780415561266 0415561264 9780203865248 0203865243
OCLC Number: 750401418
Notes: Previous ed. under : Soil mechanics / R.F. Craig.
Description: xxv, 552 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Part 1: Development of a mechanical model for soil. Basic characteristics of soils --
Seepage --
Effective stress --
Consolidation --
Soil behaviour in shear --
Ground investigation --
In-situ testing --
Part 2: Applications in geotechnical engineering. Shallow foundations --
Deep foundations --
Advanced foundation topics --
Retaining structures --
Stability of self-supporting soil masses --
Illustrative cases.
Other Titles: Soil mechanics
Responsibility: J.A. Knappett and R.F. Craig.
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