ELEMENTS OF SOIL MECHANICS FOR CIVIL AND MINING ENGINEERS. THIRD EDITION METRIC

The book concisely presents the applications of soil mechanics now being used in civil engineering. The third edition is fully metricated and contains a new chapter on soil suction and partial saturation. The book is arranged under the following headings: classification and identification properties of soil; soil water, permeability and flow; other solutions to seepage problems; shear strength of soils; stability of slopes; earth pressure; elements of stress analysis; bearing capacity of soils; foundation settlement, soil compression; the rate of foundation settlement; compaction and soil mechanics aspects of highway design; soil suction and partial saturation; and site investigation. Notation, subject and author indexes are included. See also IRRD abstract no. 48081. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Crosby Lockwood Staples

    Frogmere
    St. Albans, Hertfordshire,   England 
  • Authors:
    • SMITH, G N
  • Publication Date: 1973-12

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 418 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00097944
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1975 12:00AM