Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Second Edition (Mechanical Engineering)

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Second Edition (Mechanical Engineering) Author Robert Day
ISBN-10 0071789715
ISBN-13 9780071789714
Year 2012-03-22
Pages 1088
Language English
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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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

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