Principles of geotechnical engineering / Braja M. Das, Dean Emeritus, California State University, Sacramento, Khaled Sobhan, Florida Atlantic University.

Author
Das, Braja M., 1941- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Eighth edition.
Published/​Created
  • Stamford, CT : Cengage Learning, [2014]
  • © 2014
Description
xxi, 726 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Geotechnical engineering : a historical perspective -- Origin of soil and grain size -- Weight-volume relationships -- Plasticity and structure of soil -- Classification of soil -- Soil compaction -- Permeability -- Seepage -- In situ stresses -- Stresses in a soil mass -- Compressibility of soil -- Shear strenght of soil -- Lateral earth pressure : at-reast, Rankine, and Coulomb -- Lateral earth pressure : curved failure surface -- Slope stability -- Soil bearing capacity for shallow foundations -- Subsoil exploration.
ISBN
  • 9781133108665 (hardcover)
  • 1133108660 (hardcover)
LCCN
2012942875
OCLC
828406815
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