Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering - 5th Edition International Edition

Table Of Contents

Contents
1 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING - FROM THE BEGINNING 1
2 SOIL DEPOSITS - ORIGIN, GRAIN-SIZE, AND SHAPE 17
3 WEIGHT-VOLUME RELATIONSHIPS AND PLASTICITY 56
4 SOIL CLASSIFICATION 89
5 SOIL COMPACTION 104
6 HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY 135
7 SEEPAGE 163
8 STRESSES IN A SOIL MASS 179
9 CONSOLIDATION 211
10 SHEAR STRENGTH OF SOIL 268
11 GROUND IMPROVEMENT 312
12 SUBSURFACE EXPLORATION 336
13 SLOPE STABILITY 390
14 LATERAL EARTH PRESSURE 446
15 RETAINING WALLS, BRACED CUTS, AND SHEET PILE WALLS 490
16 SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS - BEARING CAPACITY 568
17 SETTLEMENT OF SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS 612
18 PILE FOUNDATIONS 643
19 DRILLED SHAFT 712
20 LOAD AND RESISTANCE FACTOR DESIGN (LRFD) 741
Appendix A: Geosynthetics 752
Answers to Selected Problems 758
Index 767