Publication Date: May 5,2007 | ISBN-10: 0,132,221,381 ISBN-13 :978-0,132,221,382 Edition: 7
Written in a clear, direct style, this practical book introduces the reader to the essentials of soil mechanics and foundation. The main focus is on the design and practical applications, supported by the basic theory. Now in its seventh edition, including new material on the consistency of the soil, clay consolidation, degree of consolidation, vibro and solve the sand. Theme of the chapter of the key topics covered by the formation of natural soil deposits, engineering properties of soil, soil exploration, soil compaction and stability, soil moisture, stress distribution in soil, soil and structural integration, shear strength test shallow foundations, piles drilled shaft foundations, lateral earth pressure, retaining structures, slope stability analysis, based on the. For civil engineers, civil engineers, geotechnical engineers.