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Soil mechanics for unsaturated soils

Author: D G Fredlund; H Rahardjo
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Wiley, ©1993.
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The principles and concepts for unsaturated soils are developed as extensions of saturated soils. Addresses problems where soils have a matric suction or where pore-water pressure is negative. Covers  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D G Fredlund; H Rahardjo
ISBN: 047185008X 9780471850083
OCLC Number: 797798058
Notes: A Wiley-Interscience publication.
Description: XXIV, 517 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Contents: Phase Properties and Relations. Stress State Variables. Measurements of Soil Suction. Flow Laws. Measurement of Permeability. Steady-State Flow. Pore Pressure Parameters. Shear Strength Theory. Measurement of Shear Strength Parameters. Plastic and Limit Equilibrium. Volume Change Theory. Measurements of Volume Change Indices. Volume Change Predictions. One-Dimensional Consolidation and Swelling. Two- and Three-Dimensional Unsteady-State Flow and Nonisothermal Analyses. Appendices. References. Index.
Responsibility: D.G. Fredlund, H. Rahardjo.


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