ELEMENTS OF SOIL MECHANICS FOR CIVIL AND MINING ENGINEERS. FOURTH EDITION

The book presents the applications of soil mechanics that are now being used in civil engineering. The text of the fourth edition has been revised to cover the changes in units and standard dimensions that have occurred since 1973. 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; site investigation. Notation, subject and author indexes are also included. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Crosby Lockwood Staples

    Frogmere
    St. Albans, Hertfordshire,   England 
  • Authors:
    • SMITH, G N
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 424 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00189553
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1979 12:00AM