Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Testing by Amir Wadi Al-Khafaji

Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Testing

byAmir Wadi Al-Khafaji, Orlando B. Andersland

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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This innovative soil mechanics text is intended for junior and senior civil engineering majors and contains unique lab experiments incorporating the most up-to-date material and broad range of testing methods. Features include integration of geotechnical topics with laboratory methods,numerous in-text problems and updated laboratory testing methods that meet ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) Standards. Consolidation and triaxial test data and results coverage offers a careful examination not found in other texts and the noteworthy section on the New UnifiedSystem offers easy-to-use tables and flow charts.

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Amir Wadi Al-Khafaji is at Bradley University. Orlando B. Andersland is at Michigan State University.

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Title:Geotechnical Engineering and Soil TestingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:714 pages, 6.54 × 9.49 × 1.3 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195107195

ISBN - 13:9780195107197

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Table of Contents

1. Soil Materials2. Soil Exploration3. Index Properties of Soils4. Soil Compaction5. Water Flow Through Soils6. Stresses Within a Soil Mass7. Volume Change in Soils8. Shear Strength of Soils9. Lateral Earth Pressure10. Bearing Capacity11. Slope Stability ExperimentsAppendices:A. SI Units and Conversion FactorsB. Laboratory FormsGlossaryReferencesIndex