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Geotechnical Engineering
Author: Coduto, Donald P.

Cover: Hard cover
List Price: $90.00
Published by Prentice Hall
Date Published: 07/1998
ISBN: 0135763800

Table of Contents

Notions and Units of Measurement.
1. Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering.
2. Engineering Geology.
3. Site Exploration and Characterization.
4. Soil Composition.
5. Soil Classification.
6. Excavation, Grading, and Compacted Fill.
7. Groundwater — Fundamentals.
8. Groundwater — Applications.
9. Geoenvironmental Engineering.
10. Stress.
11. Compressibility and Settlement.
12. Rate of Consolidation.
13. Strength.
14. Stability of Earth Slopes.
15. Dams and Levees.
16. Lateral Earth Pressures and Retaining Walls.
17. Structural Foundations.
18. Difficult Soils.
19. Soil Improvement.
20. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.
Appendix A. Recommended Resources for Further Study.
Appendix B. Unit Conversion Factors.
Appendix C. Computer Software.
Name Index.
Subject Index.