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This reference work describes the engineering problems of foundations built on expansive soils. Expansive soils, which shrink or swell under changing moisture conditions, cause more damage to structures, particularly light buildings and pavements, than any other natural hazard, including earthquakes and floods. The book presents techniques for dealing with the problems of construction and design and provides reliable, proven methods for building on expansive soils.
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Essential technical information for building on expansive soils complete with practical, proven design methods.
Expansive Soils examines factors that influence the design of foundations and pavements built on expansive soils, and explores key design procedures and remedial measures that address these factors effectively. Backed by the authors′ extensive research and experience including interviews with practicing engineers working with expansive soils this authoritative volume is an important reference text for geotechnical and foundation engineers, geologists, construction professionals, and students.
Easy to understand and apply, Expansive Soils contains:
JOHN D. NELSON, PhD, PE, is a professor of Geotechnical Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering at Colorado State University. DEBORA J. MILLER, PhD, PE, is an associate at ESA Consultants in Fort Collins, Colorado.
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