Engineering Properties of Soils and their Measurement by Joseph E. BowlesEngineering Properties of Soils and their Measurement by Joseph E. Bowles

Engineering Properties of Soils and their Measurement

byJoseph E. Bowles

Hardcover | January 1, 1992

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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.
Title:Engineering Properties of Soils and their MeasurementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10.8 × 9 × 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