Engineering Properties of Soils and their Measurement

Hardcover | January 1, 1992

byJoseph Bowles

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This fourth edition has been revised to reflect new industry standards and reference computer program usage. The lab book contains a wide variety of soils test and experiments.

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This fourth edition has been revised to reflect new industry standards and reference computer program usage. The lab book contains a wide variety of soils test and experiments.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10.8 × 8.8 × 1.2 inPublished:January 1, 1992Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0070067783

ISBN - 13:9780070067783

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Table of Contents

Soil Mechanics Definitions, Laboratory Procedures and Report Preparation

1 Water-Content Determination

2 Field Collection of a Soil Sample

3 Liquid and Plastic Limits of a Soil

4 Shrinkage Limit

5 Grain Size Analysis-Mechanical Method

6 Grain Size Analysis-Hydrometer Method

7 Specific Gravity of Soil Solids

8 Classification of Soils

9 Moisture-Unit Weight Relationships (Compaction Test)

10 Determination of In-Place Soil Density

11 Coefficient of Permeability-Constant Head Method

12 Coefficient of Permeability-Falling Head Method

13 Consolidation Test

14 Unconfined Compression Testing

15 Triaxial Test-Without Pore-Pressure Measurements

16 Triaxial Test-With Pore-Pressure Measurements

17 Direct Shear Test

18 Relative-Density Determination

19 California Bearing-Ratio (CBR)

20 Flow-Net Construction Using an Electrical Analogy

21 Volumetric-Gravimetric Relationships

22 Unit Weight of Cohesive Soils