Smith's elements of soil mechanics / Ian Smith.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014Edition: 9th edDescription: xvi, 471 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmISBN: 9780470673393 (pbk.); 0470673397Other title: Elements of soil mechanicsSubject(s): Soil mechanicsDDC classification: 624.15136 LOC classification: TA710 | .S557 2014Online resources: WorldCat Details | Ebook Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 460-465) and index.
Table of contents Classification and physical properties of soils --
Permeability and flow of water in soils --
Total and effective stress --
Shear strength of soils --
Eurocode 7 --
Site investigation --
Lateral Earth pressure --
Retaining structures --
Bearing capacity and shallow foundations --
Pile foundations --
Foundation settlement and soil compression --
Rate of foundation settlement --
Stability of slopes --
Compaction and soil mechanics aspects of highway design.
Maintains the content on all soil mechanics subject areas - groundwater flow, soil physical properties, stresses, shear strength, consolidation and settlement, slope stability, retaining walls, shallow and deep foundations, site investigation - but has been expanded to include an explanation of how to use Eurocode 7 for geotechnical design.
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