Soils and Foundations 9780135113905 | 9780133108514 Florence Darlington Technical College

Soils and Foundations

8th Edition

Cheng Liu; Jack Evett
eISBN-13: 9780133108514

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Ideal for beginners, SOILS AND FOUNDATIONS, 8/e presents all essential aspects of soils and foundations in as simple and direct a manner as possible. Filled with worked examples, step-by-step solutions, and hands-on practice problems, it emphasizes design and practical applications supported by basic theory. Throughout, the authors promote learning through the extensive use of diagrams, charts, and illustrations. Coverage includes: engineering properties of soils: soil exploration, compaction, stabilization, and consolidation; water in soil; subsurface stresses; settlement of structures; shear strength; shallow and deep foundations; lateral earth pressure; retaining structures, and stability analysis of slopes. This edition's new coverage includes Pressuremeter and Dilatometer tests, water flow characterization with Bernoulli's Theorem, dewatering, uplift pressure on dams, and subsurface stresses caused by overlying soil masses.

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ISBNs 0135113903, 9780135113905, 0133108511, 9780133108514
Number of Pages 288
Edition 8th