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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Chester I Duncan |

ISBN: | 9781461554172 1461554179 |

OCLC Number: | 851814119 |

Description: | 1 online resource (xxi, 408 pages) |

Contents: | 1 Classification of Soils -- 2 Physical Properties of Soils -- 3 Subsurface Soil Exploration -- 4 Shear Strength of Soils -- 5 Allowable Soil Bearing Pressure -- 6 Settlement Analysis -- 7 Spread Footings -- 8 Piles, Piers And Caissons -- 9 Lateral Earth Pressure -- 10 Walls-construction Details -- 11 Walls-design Considerations -- 12 Soil Compaction -- 13 Expansive Clay -- 14 Characteristics of Rock -- Appendix A A Discussion of Shear-friction -- A-1. General Considerations -- A-2. Development of Reinforcing -- A-3. Closing Comments -- Appendix B Shear Key Analysis -- B-1. Typical Shear Key Details -- B-2. Typical Load Requirements -- B-3. Shear Key Theory of Design -- B-4. Recommended Shear Key Dimensions -- B-5. Recommended Transfer Force -- Appendix C Pressure Distribution Within A Soil Mass -- C-1. General Observations -- C-2. Pressure Induced at Any Point by A -- Concentrated Load -- C-3. Pressure Induced at Any Point by A Circular -- Load -- C-4. Pressure Induced at A Corner by A -- Rectangular Load -- C-5. Pressure Induced at Any Point by A -- Rectangular Load -- C-6. Sample Problems -- Appendix D Slab On Ground -- nonexpansive Soil -- D-1. Introduction -- D-2. Construction As A Function of Climate -- D-3. General Details -- D-4. Reinforcing Steel -- D-5. Stone Base -- D-6. Finishing -- D-7. Ground Water -- Appendix E Dowels For Load Transfer Into Footings -- E-I. General Considerations -- E-2. Length Requirements -- E-3. The Use of Hooks -- E-4. Size Limitations to the Use of Dowels -- E-5. Size Substitution -- compression Bars -- Appendix F Buoyancy -- F-I. General -- F-2. Sample Problems -- G-1. Introduction -- G-2. The Mathematics of Tan? -- Appendix H The Mathematics of Mohr's Circle -- H-1. Proof That the Locus of Points in Figure 4-5 is A Circle -- H-2. Proof That the Central Angle Bcd in Figure 4-6 Equals 2i -- References. |

Responsibility: | by Chester I. Duncan. |

### Abstract:

Soils and Foundations for Architects and Engineers, Second Edition is a practical guide to the technology of soil mechanics and foundations, and the application of that technology to the design and construction process.
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