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Geotechnical engineering : a practical problem solving approach

Author: N Sivakugan; Braja M Das
Publisher: Ft. Lauderdale, FL : J. Ross Pub., ©2010.
Series: Eureka series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : CD for computer : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Geotechnical Engineering: A Practical Problem Solving Approach covers all of the major geotechnical topics in the simplest possible way adopting a hands-on approach with a very strong practical bias. You will learn the material through several worked examples that are representative of realistic field situations whereby geotechnical engineering principles are applied to solve real-life problems. There are a few  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: N Sivakugan; Braja M Das
ISBN: 9781604270167 1604270160
OCLC Number: 419827323
Description: xi, 505 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Phase relations --
Soil classification --
Compaction --
Effective stress, total stress, and pore water pressure --
Permeability and seepage --
Vertical stresses beneath loaded areas --
Consolidation --
Shear strength --
Lateral earth pressures --
Site investigation --
Shallow foundations --
Deep foundations --
Earth retaining structures --
Slope stability --
Vibrations of foundations.
Series Title: Eureka series.
Responsibility: N. Sivakugan, Braja M. Das.

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Suitable for those looking for a practical approach to solving geotechnical engineering problems, this title provides readers with comprehensive coverage of the major geotechnical topics in the  Read more...

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