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By Burt G. Look

ISBN-10: 1138001392

ISBN-13: 9781138001398

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ISBN-13: 9781138452756

This sensible guide of houses for soils and rock includes in a concise tabular structure the main concerns appropriate to geotechnical investigations, checks and designs in universal perform. There are short notes at the program of the tables. those facts tables are compiled for skilled geotechnical execs who require a reference rfile to entry key details. there's an in depth database of correlations for various functions. The ebook may still offer an invaluable bridge among soil and rock mechanics idea and its program to sensible engineering solutions.


The preliminary chapters care for the making plans of the geotechnical research and the class of the soil and rock houses, and then many of the extra used trying out is roofed. Later chapters exhibit the reliability and correlations which are used to transform that facts within the interpretative and review section of the venture. the ultimate chapters follow a few of these strategies to geotechnical layout. The emphasis all through is on program to practice.


This booklet is meant basically for working towards geotechnical engineers operating in research, evaluate and layout, yet may still supply an invaluable complement for postgraduate classes. It advanced from the necessity to have a "go to" reference e-book which has either breadth and intensity of knowledge to use instantly to tasks. to maintain to a guide dimension one has to compress/restrict information to a couple key bullet issues – yet a accomplished reference record presents the "appendix" for additional info if required. This 2d version retains to that structure yet comprises up to date info and alterations that have in mind suggestions bought due to the fact that preliminary publication.

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