Soils in Construction

ISBN-10: 0134410319
ISBN-13: 9780134410319
Edition: 4th 1995
List price: $110.00
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Description: For introductory geotechnical/soils courses in construction technology or civil engineering technology programs. Designed especially for those students who will probably NOT be taking further courses in soil mechanics or foundation engineering,  More...

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Book details

List price: $110.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/10/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 317
Size: 7.48" wide x 9.65" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

For introductory geotechnical/soils courses in construction technology or civil engineering technology programs. Designed especially for those students who will probably NOT be taking further courses in soil mechanics or foundation engineering, this text uses only simple mathematics and an emphasis on applications to explore the nature of soils and how various soil materials may influence certain construction operations. An appendix of 11 laboratory testing exercises provides hands-on practice with basic principles and procedures.

Soil Materials
Physical Character of Soil Constituents
Natural Soil Deposits
Soil Index Properties
Soil Classification
Stress Analysis and Engineering Properties
Earthwork in the Construction Contract
The Contract and Contract Documents
Interpretation of Soil Reports
Embankment Construction and Control
Dewatering
Excavations and Excavation Supports
Foundation Construction
Construction Access and Haul Roads
Laboratory Testing Exercises
Calibration of Sand Cone and Density Sand, and Determination of Field Unit Weight of Soils
Preparation of Soil Samples and Performance of Particle-Size Analyses
Specific Gravity of Soils
Soil Consistency Tests
Compaction Tests
Relative Density
Falling-Head Permeability Test in Sand
Direct Shear Test on Sand
Unconfined Compression Test for Cohesive Soils
Triaxial Compression Test on Sand
Consolidation Test
Glossary of Terms
Problems Solutions
Index

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