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Craig's Soil Mechanics, Eighth Edition
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CRAIG'S SOIL MECHANICS, EIGHTH EDITION

PAPERBACK BY KNAPPETT, JONATHAN; CRAIG, R. F.

£36.99

ISBN
9780415561266
IMPRINT
CRC PRESS
 
 
EDITION
8TH NEW EDITION
PUBLISHER
TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
584 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 FEB 2012

DESCRIPTION

Now in its eighth edition, this bestselling text continues to blend clarity of explanation with depth of coverage to present students with the fundamental principles of soil mechanics. From the foundations of the subject through to its application in practice, Craig's Soil Mechanics provides an indispensable companion to undergraduate courses and beyond. New to this edition: Rewritten throughout in line with Eurocode 7, with reference to other international standardsRestructured into two major sections dealing with the basic concepts and theories in soil mechanics and the application of these concepts within geotechnical engineering design New topics include limit analysis techniques, in-situ testing, and foundation systemsAdditional material on seepage, soil stiffness, the critical state concept, and foundation designEnhanced pedagogy including a comprehensive glossary, learning outcomes, summaries, and visual examples of real-life engineering equipment Also new to this edition is an extensive companion website comprising innovative spreadsheet tools for tackling complex problems, digital datasets to accompany worked examples and problems, a password-protected solutions manual for lecturers covering the end-of-chapter problems, weblinks, extended case studies, and more.

CONTENTS

Basic Characteristics of Soils Seepage Effective Stress ConsolidationSoil Behaviour in ShearGround InvestigationIn-Situ TestingShallow FoundationsDeep FoundationsAdvanced Foundation TopicsRetaining StructuresStability of Self-Supporting Soil MassesIllustrative Cases