Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Second Edition, by Day, Robert
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- ISBN: 9780071789714 | 0071789715
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 3/22/2012
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 Earthquake analyses Erosion analyses Retaining walls Deterioration Foundations Grading and other site improvement methods Groundwater and percolation tests Excavation, underpinning, and field load tests Geosynthetics Instrumentation International Building Code Regulations for soils International Building Code Regulations for foundations