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Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : A. Aysen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-01-01
  • Total pages :468
  • ISBN : 9058093581
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Summary : A logical, integrated and comprehensive coverage of both introductory and advanced topics in soil mechanics in an easy-to-understand style. Emphasis is placed on presenting fundamental behaviour before more advanced topics are introduced. The use of S.I. units throughout, and frequent references to current international codes of practice and refereed research papers, make the contents universally applicable. Written with the university student in mind and packed full of pedagogical features, this book provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of both introductory and advanced topics in soil mechanics. It includes: worked examples to elucidate the technical content and facilitate self-learning a convenient structure (the book is divided into sections), enabling it to be used throughout second, third and fourth year undergraduate courses universally applicable contents through the use of SI units throughout, frequent references to current international codes of practice and refereed research papers new and advanced topics that extend beyond those in standard undergraduate courses. The perfect textbook for a range of courses on soils mechanics and also a very valuable resource for practising professional engineers.

Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : Victor Kaliakin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-02-01
  • Total pages :462
  • ISBN : 9780128014844
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Summary : Soil Mechanics: Calculations, Principles, and Methods provides expert insights into the nature of soil mechanics through the use of calculation and problem-solving techniques. This informed reference begins with basic principles and calculations, illustrating physical meanings of the unit weight of soil, specific gravity, water content, void ratio, porosity, saturation, and their typical values. This is followed by calculations that illustrate the need for soil identification, classification, and ways to obtain soil particle size distribution, including sizes smaller than 0.075mm, performance, and the use of liquid and plastic limit tests. The book goes on to provide expert coverage regarding the use of soil identification and classification systems (both Unified Soil Classification System and AASHTO), and also includes applications concerning soil compaction and field applications, hydraulic conductivity and seepage, soil compressibility and field application, and shear strength and field application. Presents common methods used for calculating soil relationships Covers soil compressibility and field application and calculations Includes soil compaction and field application calculations Provides shear strength and field application calculations Includes hydraulic conductivity and seepage calculations

Craig's Soil Mechanics, Seventh Edition

Craig's Soil Mechanics, Seventh Edition
  • Author : R.F. Craig
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004-02-19
  • Total pages :464
  • ISBN : 0415327024
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Summary : This seventh edition of Soil Mechanics, widely praised for its clarity, depth of explanation and extensive coverage, presents the fundamental principles of soil mechanics and illustrates how they are applied in practical situations. Worked examples throughout the book reinforce the explanations and a range of problems for the reader to solve provide further learning opportunities.

Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : G.E. Barnes
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-09-21
  • Total pages :576
  • ISBN : 9780230366770
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Summary : Now Eurocode compliant – in line with the compulsory new design codes brought in across the EU and increasingly adopted worldwide. In Soil Mechanics, Barnes clearly sets out the principles of soil behaviour and shows how engineers have applied these solutions in practice, making this an accessible, highly readable and yet comprehensive textbook for core courses in civil and ground engineering, and a handy resource book for practitioners. This fully revised third edition: ■ is now Eurocode compliant, with a new chapter on the geotechnical Eurocodes ■ features worked examples incorporating the Eurocode limit state design principles, allowing readers to use the new codes confidently ■ includes a range of case studies that demonstrate key problems and how engineers have tackled them ■ uses clear diagrams throughout to illustrate key aspects of soil mechanics and photographs to enhance understanding The solutions manual can be found at www.Palgrave.com/engineering/barnes/solutions

Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : Graham Barnes
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-06-24
  • Total pages :584
  • ISBN : 9781137512215
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Summary : This bestselling text provides students with a clear understanding of the nature of soil and its behaviour, and offers an insight into the application of principles to engineering solutions. With its comprehensive coverage and accessible writing style, this book is ideal for core university courses in geotechnical and civil engineering, as well as being a handy guide for practitioners. This fourth edition of Soil Mechanics includes: • Intriguing case studies from around the world, demonstrating real-life situations and solutions • Over 100 worked examples, giving an insight into how engineers tackle specific problems • A companion website providing further commentary on the Geotechnical Eurocodes • An integrated series of video interviews with practising engineers • An extensive online testbank of questions for lecturers to use alongside the book • Suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter to help with research • A range of new topics and deeper coverage of existing concepts • An improved layout and clearer presentation of figures

SOIL MECHANICS

SOIL MECHANICS
  • Author : M. PALANIKUMAR
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-08-30
  • Total pages :368
  • ISBN : 9788120348387
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Summary : This book introduces the basic principles of engineering behaviour of soils. The text is designed in such a manner that the syllabi of a core course in Soil Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering I prescribed in the curriculum of most of the Indian universities is covered. While reading the text, student experiences classroom teaching–learning process. An emphasis is made on explaining the various concepts rather than giving the procedure. After reading this book, students should be able to: • Give an engineering classification of a soil • Understand the principle of effective stress, and then calculate stresses that influence soil behaviour • Calculate water flow through ground and understand the effects of seepage on the stability of structures. This textbook is primarily intended for the undergraduate students of civil engineering. Key Features • Numerous numerical solved examples • Objective Type Questions (with Answers) at the end of each chapter • Use of SI Systems of units

Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : David Muir Wood
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-09-28
  • Total pages :239
  • ISBN : 9780521517737
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Summary : "This introductory course on soil mechanics presents the key concepts of stress, stiffness, seepage, consolidation, and strength within a one-dimensional framework. - Consideration of the mechanical behaviour of soils requires us to consider density alongside stresses, thus permitting the unification of deformation and strength characteristics. Soils are described in a way which can be integrated with concurrent teaching of the properties of other engineering materials. - The book includes a model of the shearing of soil and some examples of soil-structure interaction which are capable of theoretical analysis using one-dimensional governing equations. The text contains many worked examples, and exercises are given for private study at the end of all chapters. - Some suggestions for laboratory demonstrations that could accompany such an introductory course are sprinkled through the book."--Jacket.

Soil Mechanics and Foundations

Soil Mechanics and Foundations
  • Author : Muni Budhu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-12-21
  • Total pages :780
  • ISBN : 9780470556849
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Summary : Discover the principles that support the practice! With its simplicity in presentation, this text makes the difficult concepts of soil mechanics and foundations much easier to understand. The author explains basic concepts and fundamental principles in the context of basic mechanics, physics, and mathematics. From Practical Situations and Essential Points to Practical Examples, this text is packed with helpful hints and examples that make the material crystal clear.

Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications

Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications
  • Author : Isao Ishibashi,Hemanta Hazarika
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-03-24
  • Total pages :432
  • ISBN : 9781482250428
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Summary : How Does Soil Behave and Why Does It Behave That Way?Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition effectively explores the nature of soil, explains the principles of soil mechanics, and examines soil as an engineering material. This latest edition includes all the fundamental concepts of soil mechanics, as well as an introduction to

Smith's Elements of Soil Mechanics

Smith's Elements of Soil Mechanics
  • Author : Ian Smith
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-02-13
  • Total pages :552
  • ISBN : 9781118658338
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Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : William Powrie
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-10-08
  • Total pages :682
  • ISBN : 9781466552487
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Summary : Instead of fixating on formulae, Soil Mechanics: Concepts and Applications, Third Edition focuses on the fundamentals. This book describes the mechanical behaviour of soils as it relates to the practice of geotechnical engineering. It covers both principles and design, avoids complex mathematics whenever possible, and uses simple methods and ideas to build a framework to support and accommodate more complex problems and analysis. The third edition includes new material on site investigation, stress-dilatancy, cyclic loading, non-linear soil behaviour, unsaturated soils, pile stabilization of slopes, soil/wall stiffness and shallow foundations. Other key features of the Third Edition: • Makes extensive reference to real case studies to illustrate the concepts described • Focuses on modern soil mechanics principles, informed by relevant research • Presents more than 60 worked examples • Provides learning objectives, key points, and self-assessment and learning questions for each chapter • Includes an accompanying solutions manual for lecturers This book serves as a resource for undergraduates in civil engineering and as a reference for practising geotechnical engineers.

An Introduction to Soil Mechanics

An Introduction to Soil Mechanics
  • Author : Arnold Verruijt
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-07-25
  • Total pages :420
  • ISBN : 9783319611853
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Summary : This textbook offers a superb introduction to theoretical and practical soil mechanics. Special attention is given to the risks of failure in civil engineering, and themes covered include stresses in soils, groundwater flow, consolidation, testing of soils, and stability of slopes. Readers will learn the major principles and methods of soil mechanics, and the most important methods of determining soil parameters both in the laboratory and in situ. The basic principles of applied mechanics, that are frequently used, are offered in the appendices. The author’s considerable experience of teaching soil mechanics is evident in the many features of the book: it is packed with supportive color illustrations, helpful examples and references. Exercises with answers enable students to self-test their understanding and encourage them to explore further through additional online material. Numerous simple computer programs are provided online as Electronic Supplementary Material. As a soil mechanics textbook, this volume is ideally suited to supporting undergraduate civil engineering students. “I am really delighted that your book is now published. When I “discovered” your course a few years ago, I was elated to have finally found a book that immediately resonated with me. Your approach to teaching soil mechanics is precise, rigorous, clear, concise, or in other words “crisp." My colleagues who share the teaching of Soil Mechanics 1 and 2 (each course is taught every semester) at the UMN have also adopted your book.” Emmanuel Detournay Professor at Dept. of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering, University of Minnesota, USA

Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : R. F. Craig
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-12-20
  • Total pages :419
  • ISBN : 9781489934741
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Summary : This book is intended primarily to serve the needs of the undergraduate civil engineering student and aims at the clear explanation, in adequate depth, of the fundamental principles of soil mechanics. The understanding of these principles is considered to be an essential foundation upon which future practical experience in soils engineering can be built. The choice of material involves an element of personal opinion but the contents of this book should cover the requirements of most undergraduate courses to honours level. It is assumed that the student has no prior knowledge of the subject but has a good understanding of basic mechanics. The book includes a comprehensive range of worked examples and problems set for solution by the student to consolidate understanding of the fundamental principles and illustrate their application in simple practical situations. The International System of Units is used throughout the book. A list of references is included at the end of each chapter as an aid to the more advanced study of any particular topic. It is intended also that the book will serve as a useful source of reference for the practising engineer. In the third edition no changes have been made to the aims of the book. Except for the order of two chapters being interchanged and for minor changes in the order of material in the chapter on consolidation theory, the basic structure of the book is unaltered.

Soil Mechanics and Foundations

Soil Mechanics and Foundations
  • Author : B. C. Punmia,Ashok Kumar Jain
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :940
  • ISBN : 8170087910
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Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
  • Author : P. Purushothama Raj
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :840
  • ISBN : 8131711773
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Summary : Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering deals with its principles in an elegant, yet simplified, manner in this text. It presents all the material required for a firm background in the subject, reinforcing theoretical aspects with sound practical applications. The study of soil behaviour is made lucid through precise treatment of the factors that influence it.

Advanced Soil Mechanics

Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Author : Braja M. Das
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007-12-12
  • Total pages :26
  • ISBN : 9780203935842
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Summary : This revised and updated edition of Advanced Soil Mechanics presents a step-by-step guide to all aspects of the subject to students, and addresses a wide range of topics in a logical and extensively illustrated approach, including: grain-size distribution; the nature of water in clay; consistency of cohesive soils; weight-volume relationships; soil classification systems; concepts of elasticity; equations of equilibrium. The book is illustrated with mathematical derivations and clear diagrams, problems and examples are provided throughout and each chapter concludes with a list of references for further in-depth review or research. Advanced Soil Mechanics is valuable not only for upper-level undergraduate and graduate level students of civil engineering, engineering mechanics, and soil mechanics, but also as a reference for professionals working in these fields.

Basic Soil Mechanics

Basic Soil Mechanics
  • Author : Roy Whitlow
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :559
  • ISBN : 0582236312
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Summary : The approach to stress/strain behaviour has been reconsidered in the light of modern educational methods and the chapter on earth pressure has been revised to take account of the long-awaited British Standard BS 8002. The book also gives greater emphasis to design methods and the use of computers.

Problem Solving in Soil Mechanics

Problem Solving in Soil Mechanics
  • Author : A. Aysen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003-01-01
  • Total pages :183
  • ISBN : 9058095312
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Summary : Although primarily designed as a supplement to Soil Mechanics: Basic Concepts and Engineering Applications, this book can be used as anindependent problem solving text, since there is no specific reference to any equation or figure in the main book and contains problems and fully-worked solutions. Written for university students taking first-degree courses in civil engineering, environmental and agricultural engineering, its main aim is to simulate problem solving learning as well as facilitating self-teaching. The special structure of the book makes it possible to be used in two, three and four year undergraduate courses in soil mechanics. As it includes new and advanced topics tis work book will also be a valuable resource for the practising professional engineer. Although readers are assumed to have prior knowledge in soil mechanics; necessary basic information is included in each worked example.

Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering
  • Author : V.N.S. Murthy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2002-10-25
  • Total pages :1056
  • ISBN : 0824708733
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Summary : A must have reference for any engineer involved with foundations, piers, and retaining walls, this remarkably comprehensive volume illustrates soil characteristic concepts with examples that detail a wealth of practical considerations, It covers the latest developments in the design of drilled pier foundations and mechanically stabilized earth retaining wall and explores a pioneering approach for predicting the nonlinear behavior of laterally loaded long vertical and batter piles. As complete and authoritative as any volume on the subject, it discusses soil formation, index properties, and classification; soil permeability, seepage, and the effect of water on stress conditions; stresses due to surface loads; soil compressibility and consolidation; and shear strength characteristics of soils. While this book is a valuable teaching text for advanced students, it is one that the practicing engineer will continually be taking off the shelf long after school lets out. Just the quick reference it affords to a huge range of tests and the appendices filled with essential data, makes it an essential addition to an civil engineering library.

Publications of the Institute for Foundation Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics and Water Ways Construction, Federal Republic of Germany

Publications of the Institute for Foundation Engineering, Soil Mechanics, Rock Mechanics and Water Ways Construction, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1978
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924057144325
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Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1982
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UOM:39015010063801
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