This book contains over one hundred degree problems in soil mechanics and foundation engineering which are included under the following headings: physical properties; effective stress; shear strength; soil stresses, bearing capacity and consolidation; seepage; earth pressure; stability of slopes and earth dams; foundations. The problems are based on several sources including the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Council of Engineering Institutions, the University of London and the University of Surrey. Answers are provided for all the problems with one in five having worked solutions. To aid the working of the problems a comprehensive selection is given of design charts and tables. /TRRL/

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  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Science and Technology Press Limited

    IPC House, 32 High Street
    Guildford, Surrey  England 
  • Authors:
    • Menzies, B K
    • SIMONS, N E
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 104 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149033
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • ISBN: 0 902852 43 4
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM