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Geotechnical Engineering Soil and Foundation Principles and Practice, 5th Ed

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ISBN-10: 0071481206

ISBN-13: 9780071481205

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Richard L. Handy, Merlin G. Spangler

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Soil Engineering was last published in 1983 and sold 45,000 copies through four editions United States Market: civil engineers (232,000) and students taking soil/geotechnical engineering courses in civil engineering New information on intermediate foundations, including a fast-growing new method called Geopier, not covered in any other book
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List price: $185.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/25/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 904
Size: 7.30" wide x 9.30" long x 2.10" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

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Igneous Rocks, Ultimate Sources for Soils
Special Problems with Sedimentary Rocks
Soils That Are Sediments
The Soil Profile
Soil Minerals
Particle Size and Gradation
Soil Fabric and Structure
Soil Density and Unit Weight
Soil Water
Pore Water Pressure, Capillary Water, and Frost Action
Soil Consistency and Engineering Classification
Stress Distribution in Soil
Time-Rate of Settlement
Soil Shear Strength
Lateral Stress and Retaining Walls
Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls and an Introduction to Soil Nailing
Slope Stability and Landslides
Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations
Deep Foundations
Intermediate Foundations and Ground Improvement
Underground Conduits
In Situ Soil and Rock Tests
Introduction to Soil Dynamics
Geotechnical Investigation and Report
Elastic Solutions for Horizontal Pressures on Retaining Walls Resulting from Surface Loads