Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Second Edition

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

Deterioration

Foundations

Grading and other site improvement methods

Groundwater and percolation tests

Excavation, underpinning, and field lead tests

Geosynthetics

Instrumentation

International Building Code regulations for soils

International Building Code regulations for foundations
ISBN:
9780071789721
Publication Date:
01 / 03 / 2012

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