Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Second Edition by Robert W. Day

By Robert W. Day

Instant entry to the most recent geotechnical engineering data

Fully up-to-date to incorporate the 2012 foreign development Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's transportable Handbook, moment variation, incorporates a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and building similar info in a handy, quick-reference structure. This sensible source is full of crucial facts, formulation, and instructions you could entry immediately. distinctive tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are incorporated during the ebook for ease of use within the field.

Coverage includes:

  • Field exploration
  • Laboratory testing
  • Soil and rock classification
  • Phase relationships
  • Effective rigidity and rigidity distribution
  • Shear strength
  • Permeability and seepage
  • Settlement analyses
  • Bearing ability analyses
  • Pavement and pipeline design
  • Expansive soil
  • Slope stability
  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Erosion analyses
  • Retaining walls
  • Deterioration
  • Foundations
  • Grading and different web site development methods
  • Groundwater and percolation tests
  • Excavation, underpinning, and box lead tests
  • Geosynthetics
  • Instrumentation
  • International development Code laws for soils
  • International construction Code laws for foundations

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