Soil Mechanics and Foundations (NEW)

ISBN1:  9788170087915
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Including Laboratory Experiments (SI Units) 16th Edition
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This book first published in 1970 and running into its Sixteenth Edition, has been thoroughly revised, updated and enlarged. The book, divided into Eight Parts, contains Thirty Four Chapters.

This book is intended to present currently accepted theories, design principles and practices of soil mechanics and foundation engineering. The book provides sufficient material ranging from simple to very complex for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. At the end of each chapter, latest problems from various central competitive examinations has been solved to enable the student to test his reading at different stages of his studies.

 

Contents

PART I         ELEMENTARY PROPERTIES
Chapter 1   - Introduction
Chapter 2   - Preliminary Definitions and Relationships
Chapter 3   - Determination of Index Properties
Chapter 4   - Classification of Soils
Chapter 5   - Soil Structure and Clay Mineralogy

PART II       SOIL HYDRAULICS
Chapter 6   - Soil Water : Effective and Neutral Stresses
Chapter 7   - Permeability
Chapter 8   - Well Hydraulics
Chapter 9   - Seepage Analysis
Chapter 10 - Seepage Below Hydraulic Structures
Chapter 11 - Drainage and Dewatering

PART III     ELASTICITY APPLIED TO SOILS
Chapter 12 - Elements of Elasticity*
Chapter 13 - Stress Distribution : I
Chapter 14 - Stress Distribution : II*

PART IV      COMPREHENSIBILITY
Chapter 15 - One Dimensional Consolidation
Chapter 16 - Three Dimensional Consolidation*
Chapter 17 - Compaction

PART V        STRENGTH AND STABILITY
Chapter 18 - Shear Strength
Chapter 19 - Failure Envelopes*
Chapter 20 - Earth Pressure
Chapter 21 - Bulkheads and Cofferdams
Chapter 22 - Shafts, Tunnels and Conduits
Chapter 23 - Stability of Slopes

PART VI      FOUNDATION ENGINEERING
Chapter 24 - Bearing Capacity
Chapter 25 - Shallow Foundations
Chapter 26 - Pile Foundations
Chapter 27 - Well Foundations
Chapter 28 - Machine Foundations

PART VII    PAVEMENT DESIGN
Chapter 29 - Design of Flexible Pavement
Chapter 30 - Design of Rigid Pavement
Chapter 31 - Stabilisation of Soils

PART VIII   MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS
Chapter 32 - Site Investigation and Sub-Soil Exploration
Chapter 33 - Advanced Measuring Instruments
Chapter 34 - Reinforced Earth and Geotextiles

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