Soils and Foundations

ISBN-10: 0132221381

ISBN-13: 9780132221382

Edition: 7th 2008

List price: $154.40
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Description: Written in a clear, direct style, this practical book introduces readers to the essentials of soil mechanics and foundations. Major emphasis is given to design and practical applications, which are supported by basic theory. Now in its seventh edition, it includes new material on soil consistency, overconsolidated clay, degree of consolidation, vibroflotation and the settlement of sand.KEY TOPICSChapter topics cover formation of natural soil deposits, engineering properties of soils, soil exploration, soil compaction and stabilization, water in soil, stress distribution in soil, consolidation of soil and settlement of structures, shear strength of soil, shallow foundations, pile foundations, drilled shaft foundations, lateral earth pressure, retaining structures, and stability analysis of slopes.For civil engineers, civil engineering technologists, and geotechnical engineers.

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Book details

List price: $154.40
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/25/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 528
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Formation of Natural Soil Deposits
Engineering Properties of Soils
Soil Exploration
Soil Compaction and Stabilization
Water in Soil
Stress Distribution in Soil
Consolidation of Soil and Settlement of Structures
Shear Strength of Soil
Shallow Foundations
Pile Foundations
Drilled Shaft Foundations
Lateral Earth Pressure
Retaining Structures
Stability Analysis of Slopes
Answers to Selected Problems
Appendix: Conversion Factors
Index
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