For courses in Soil Mechanics and Foundations.
Essentials of Soil Mechanics and Foundations: Basic Geotechnics, Seventh Edition, provides a clear, detailed presentation of soil mechanics: the background and basics, the engineering properties and behavior of soil deposits, and the application of soil mechanics theories. Appropriate for soil mechanics courses in engineering, architectural and construction-related programs, this new edition features a separate chapter on earthquakes, a more logical organization, and new material relating to pile foundations design and construction and soil permeability. It’s rich applications, well-illustrated examples, end-of-chapter problems and detailed explanations make it an excellent reference for students, practicing engineers, architects, geologists, environmental specialists and more.
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"Well presented, highly readable with understandable discussions and examples." -- Charles A. Matrosic, PE, Ferris State UniversityFrom the Back Cover:
This text offers a comprehensive presentation of topics in the field of soil mechanics and foundations. It offers a perfect balance of theory and applications for engineers and non-engineers, while also providing readers involved in architecture and construction-related programs with present-day, state-of-the-art information as accepted by, and conveniently used by, the construction industry.
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