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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Fundamentals of Ground Engineering.
Hoboken : CRC Press, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|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.|
Fundamentals of Ground Engineering is an unconventional study guide that serves up the key principles, theories, definitions, and analyses of geotechnical engineering in bite-sized pieces. This book