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Fundamentals of Ground Engineering

Author: John Atkinson
Publisher: Hoboken : CRC Press, 2014.
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What is Geotechnical Engineering?Construction in the GroundWho are Geotechnical Professionals and What Do They Do?Education and TrainingWhat Goes Wrong?Things to DoFurther ReadingPart A#Discovering the GroundFormation of Soils and RocksBasic Soil and Rock CycleGeological AgeNatural Earth MaterialsSurface ProcessesLocal Climate and Rocks in EnglandThings to DoFurther ReadingDescription and Classification of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Atkinson, John.
Fundamentals of Ground Engineering.
Hoboken : CRC Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Atkinson
ISBN: 9781482206180 1482206188
OCLC Number: 908078838
Description: 1 online resource (244 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Contents; Geology and Engineering; How to Use This Book; Things to Do; Further Reading; Acknowledgements; Units; Symbols; Chapter 1: What is Geotechnical Engineering?; Part A: Discovering the Ground; Chapter 2: Formation of Soils and Rocks; Chapter 3: Description and Classification of Soils; Chapter 4: Ground Investigations; Part B: Essential Physics and Mechanics; Chapter 5: A Little Basic Mechanics; Chapter 6: Behaviour of Materials; Chapter 7: Water Pressure and Seepage; Part C: Soil Mechanics; Chapter 8: Pore Pressure and Effective Stress. Chapter 9: Soil Behaviour Observed in Tests on SamplesChapter 10: Soil Deformation; Chapter 11: Soil Strength; Chapter 12: State and State Parameters; Chapter 13: Cam Clay and Numerical Modelling; Chapter 14: Soil Parameters for Design; Part D: Geotechnical Engineering; Chapter 15: Routine Analyses of Geotechnical Structures; Chapter 16: Stability of Slopes; Chapter 17: Foundations; Chapter 18: Retaining Walls; Chapter 19: Unsaturated, Improved and Difficult Soils; Chapter 20: Principles of Geotechnical Design; Keywords, Definitions and Index.

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What is Geotechnical Engineering?Construction in the GroundWho are Geotechnical Professionals and What Do They Do?Education and TrainingWhat Goes Wrong?Things to DoFurther ReadingPart A#Discovering the GroundFormation of Soils and RocksBasic Soil and Rock CycleGeological AgeNatural Earth MaterialsSurface ProcessesLocal Climate and Rocks in EnglandThings to DoFurther ReadingDescription and Classification of SoilsDifferences between Soils and RocksBasic Description of Soils and RocksGrading of SoilCharacteristics of Soil GrainsWater Content Unit Weight RelationshipsPacking of GrainsStructure in.

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