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Geotechnical testing, observation, and documentation

Author: Tim Davis
Publisher: Reston, Va. : American Society of Civil Engineers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Geotechnical Testing, Observation, and Documentation, Second Edition, is valuable for training new technicians and providing a refresher course for veterans. Soil technicians contemplating the NICET or ICC certification exams will find Tim Davis's book an essential test preparation aid."--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Davis
ISBN: 9780784409497 0784409498
OCLC Number: 233798880
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 214 p. : ill., forms ; 28 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The classification of soil --
Ch. 2. Exploration techniques and sampling methods --
Ch. 3. Basic laboratory tests --
Ch. 4. Field density tests --
Ch. 5. Soil engineering for the technician --
Ch. 6. Geology for the technician --
Ch. 7. Project management for the technician --
Ch. 8. Loss prevention --
Ch. 9. Safety in the field --
Ch. 10. Putting it all together : an example project --
Ch. 11. A technician's quick reference --
App. A. Glossary of geotechnical-related terms --
App. B. Answer keys --
App. C. Sample field forms and details --
Afterword / Robert D. King.
Responsibility: Tim Davis.
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Helps readers understand common laboratory and field tests, classify soil accurately, interpret project recommendations, and document the construction monitoring process. This book offers information  Read more...

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