Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Basic Soil Mechanics by R.Whitlow - Free Download PDF

BASIC SOIL MECHANICS

R WHITLOW

FREE DOWNLOAD PDF



ABOUT THE BOOK

                     Basic Soil Mechanics written by Roy Whitlow is published by Addison Wesley Longman Limited, Essex. 

                      This successful text covers the basic principles of soil mechanics and the new edition includes a computer based simulation package. This package will include a suite of interactive spreadsheet assignments covering a wide range of topics, an online reference manual, an online glossary of terms and symbols and a soil mechanics "quiz" for student self-assessment. Soil mechanics is a core component of all civil engineering studies and an important topic for building and construction. An understanding of the behaviour of soil and rocks is essential for anyone planning, constructing or maintaining buildings as all structures rely on their natural foundations for ultimate stability.



CONTENTS
  1. ORIGINS AND COMPOSITION OF SOIL
  2. CLASSIFICATION OF SOILS FOR ENGINEERING PURPOSES
  3. BASIC PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SOILS
  4. WATER IN SOIL : OCCURENCE AND EFFECTS
  5. WATER IN SOIL : PERMEABILITY AND SEEPAGE
  6. STRESSES AND STRAINS IN SOILS
  7. MEASUREMENT OF SHEAR STRENGTH
  8. EARTH PRESSURE AND RETAINING WALLS
  9. STABILITY OF SLOPES
  10. SOIL COMPRESSIBILITY AND SETTLEMENT
  11. BEARING CAPACITY OF FOUNDATIONS
  12. SITE INVESTIGATIONS AND IN-SITU TESTING

IN THE BOOK - SCREENSHOTS






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