Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Second Edition

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Second Edition
By:Day, Robert;
Pub Date:March 22nd 2012
Format:Paperback 1088 pages
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ISBN:0071789715 / 9780071789714
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Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering data

Fully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook, Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format. This practical resource is filled with essential data, formulas, and guidelines you can access right away. Detailed tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are included throughout the book for ease of use in the field.

Coverage includes:

  • Field exploration
  • Laboratory testing
  • Soil and rock classification
  • Phase relationships
  • Effective stress and stress distribution
  • Shear strength
  • Permeability and seepage
  • Settlement analyses
  • Bearing capacity analyses
  • Pavement and pipeline design
  • Expansive soil
  • Slope stability
  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Erosion analyses
  • Retaining walls
  • Deterioration
  • Foundations
  • Grading and other site improvement methods
  • Groundwater and percolation tests
  • Excavation, underpinning, and field lead tests
  • Geosynthetics
  • Instrumentation
  • International Building Code regulations for soils
  • International Building Code regulations for foundations


Table of contents

Part 1. Geotechnical Engineering
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Field Exploration
Chapter 3. Laboratory Testing
Chapter 4. Soil and Rock Classification
Chapter 5. Phase Relationships
Chapter 6. Effective Stress and Stress Distribution
Chapter 7. Shear Strength
Chapter 8. Permeability and Seepage
Chapter 9. Settlement Analyses
Chapter 10. Bearing Capacity Analyses
Chapter 11. Pavement and Pipeline Design
Chapter 12. Expansive Soil
Chapter 13. Slope Stability
Chapter 14. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Chapter 15. Erosion Analyses
Chapter 16. Retaining Walls
Chapter 17. Deterioration
Chapter 18. Foundations
Part 2. Construction
Chapter 19. Grading and Other Site Improvement Methods
Chapter 20. Groundwater and Percolation Tests
Chapter 21. Excavation, Underpinning, and Field Load Tests
Chapter 22. Geosynthetics
Chapter 23. Instrumentation
Part 3. 2012 International Building Code
Chapter 24. International Building Code Regulations for Soils
Chapter 25. International Building Code Regulations for Foundations
Appendix A. Glossary
Appendix B. Examples of Grading Specifications and Foundation Engineering Report
Appendix C. Percolation Test Procedures
Appendix D. Conversion Factors
Appendix E. Example Problems and Solutions
Appendix F. References
Index


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