ISBN 9788131526132,Principles of Geotechnical Engineering

Principles of Geotechnical Engineering



Cengage Learning India

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9788131526132

ISBN-10 8131526135

Paper Back

Edition 8th
Number of Pages 752 Pages
Language (English)

Basic Engineering

Table of Contents
1. Geotechnical Engineering - A Historical Perspective
2. Origins of Soil and Grain Size
3. Weight - Volume Relationships
4. Plasticity and Structure of Soil
5. Classification of Soil
6. Soil Compaction
7. Permeability
8. Seepage
9. In Situ Stresses
10. Stresses in a Soil Mass
11. Compressibility of Soil
12. Shear Strength of Soil
13. Lateral Earth Pressure - At-Rest, Rankine and Coulomb
14. Lateral Earth Pressure - Curved Failure Surface
15. Slope Stability
16. Soil-Bearing Capacity for Shallow Foundations
17. Subsoil Exploration
Appendix A. A Generalized Case for Rankine Active and Passive Pressure - Granular Backfill