An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering by holtz

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Books Name: An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering (2nd Edition)

Author: Robert D. Holtz,William D. Kovacs and Thomas C. Sheahan
Edition: 2nd
ISBN-13: 978-0132496346
ISBN-10: 0132496348

What will make you satisfied?

Geotechnical engineering is one major braches of civil engineering. All of the civil and construction engineer should have a very good and basic knowledge over this subject as soil is the most unpredictable element in any construction work.

An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering by Robert,kovacs and sheahan is a basic knowledge book on geotechnical engineering(geotech). This book describes the basic things and theories easily and keep a certain limit to that of research. So, it will easy for the readers to get the theories.Moreover this books topics are categorized in such a way so that they can be easily be applied to our real life. Several problems relating with the theories are presented by chapterwise.

Topics Covered in this Book

  • Basic Theories
  • Settlement
  • Consolidation
  • Compaction
  • Compressibility
  • Soil classification
  • Weight-Volume Relationships
  • Permeability
  • Seepage
  • Stresses in Soil Mass
  • Earth Pressure
  • Shear Parameters of Soil
  • Slope Stability
  • Bearing Capacity of Soil
  • Soil Exploration
  • Shallow Foundation
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