INTRODUCTION TO SOIL MECHANICS

THIS BOOK PROVIDES A CLEAR-CUT ONE-SEMESTER TEXT FOR STUDENTS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, ARCHITECTURE, ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING, AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING, SOIL AND WATER MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, AND FOR JUNIOR COLLEGE AND TECHNICAL INSTITUTE STUDENTS WHO ARE BEGINNING THE STUDY OF SOIL MECHANICS. IT PROVIDES A FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE PROPERTIES OF VARIOUS SOILS AND THEIR BEHAVIOR IN RELATION TO FOUNDATIONS, PAVINGS, TUNNELS, AND STRUCTURES BUILT ON OR BENEATH THE GROUND. EXAMPLES ILLUSTRATE THE APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES TO PRACTICAL PROBLEMS. AFTER AN HISTORICAL REVIEW, THE BOOK DEFINES THE VARIOUS SOIL TYPES AND DISCUSSES THEIR CHARACTERISTICS AT VARIOUS TEMPERATURES, UNDER VARIOUS LOADS, AND WITH AND WITHOUT THE PRESENCE OF WATER AND ICE. A CHAPTER ON SOIL EXPLORATION AND SOIL ENGINEERING SURVEYS IS ALSO INCLUDED. /AUTHOR/

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    Van Nostrand Reinhold

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  • Authors:
    • Jumikis, A R
  • Publication Date: 1967

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  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 436 pp
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  • Created Date: Apr 27 1994 12:00AM