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    Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Second Edition

    By: Robert Day

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    Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering data

    Fully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook, Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format. This practical resource is filled with essential data, formulas, and guidelines you can access right away. Detailed tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are included throughout the book for ease of use in the field.

    Coverage includes:

    Field exploration

    Laboratory testing

    Soil and rock classification

    Phase relationships

    Effective stress and stress distribution

    Shear strength

    Permeability and seepage

    Settlement analyses

    Bearing capacity analyses

    Pavement and pipeline design

    Expansive soil

    Slope stability

    Geotechnical earthquake engineering

    Erosion analyses

    Retaining walls



    Grading and other site improvement methods

    Groundwater and percolation tests

    Excavation, underpinning, and field lead tests



    International Building Code regulations for soils

    International Building Code regulations for foundations

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