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An introduction to the mechanics of soils and foundations : through critical state soil mechanics

Author: John Atkinson
Publisher: London ; New York : McGraw-Hill Book Co., ©1993.
Series: McGraw-Hill international series in civil engineering.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Atkinson
ISBN: 007707713X 9780077077136
OCLC Number: 26856255
Description: xviii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering --
Ch. 2. Basic Mechanics --
Ch. 3. Essentials of Material Behaviour --
Ch. 4. The Structure of the Earth --
Ch. 5. Classification of Soils --
Ch. 6. Pore Pressure, Effective Stress and Drainage --
Ch. 7. Laboratory Testing of Soils --
Ch. 8. Compression and Swelling --
Ch. 9. Critical State Strength of Soil --
Ch. 10. Peak States --
Ch. 11. Behaviour of Soil Before Failure --
Ch. 12. Cam Clay --
Ch. 13. Stiffness of Soil --
Ch. 14. Consolidation --
Ch. 15. Ageing and Structure in Natural Soils --
Ch. 16. Ground Investigations --
Ch. 17. Steady State Seepage --
Ch. 18. Stability of Soil Structures Using Bound Methods --
Ch. 19. Limit Equilibrium Method --
Ch. 20. Stability of Slopes --
Ch. 21. Earth Pressures and Stability of Retaining Walls --
Ch. 22. Bearing Capacity and Settlement of Shallow Foundations --
Ch. 23. Piled Foundations --
Ch. 24. Geotechnical Centrifuge Modelling --
Ch. 25. Concluding Remarks.
Series Title: McGraw-Hill international series in civil engineering.
Other Titles: Mechanics of soils and foundations.
Responsibility: John Atkinson.

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