Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils by Delwyn G. FredlundSoil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils by Delwyn G. Fredlund

Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils

byDelwyn G. Fredlund, Hendry Rahardjo

Hardcover | August 31, 1993

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The principles and concepts for unsaturated soils are developed as extensions of saturated soils. Addresses problems where soils have a matric suction or where pore-water pressure is negative. Covers theory, measurement and use of the fundamental properties of unsaturated soils--permeability, shear strength and volume change. Includes a significant amount of case studies.
Title:Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated SoilsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:544 pages, 10.9 × 8.4 × 1.2 inPublished:August 31, 1993Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:047185008X

ISBN - 13:9780471850083

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Table of Contents

Phase Properties and Relations.

Stress State Variables.

Measurements of Soil Suction.

Flow Laws.

Measurement of Permeability.

Steady-State Flow.

Pore Pressure Parameters.

Shear Strength Theory.

Measurement of Shear Strength Parameters.

Plastic and Limit Equilibrium.

Volume Change Theory.

Measurements of Volume Change Indices.

Volume Change Predictions.

One-Dimensional Consolidation and Swelling.

Two- and Three-Dimensional Unsteady-State Flow and Nonisothermal Analyses.

Appendices.

References.

Index.