Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering, An, 2nd edition

  • Robert D Holtz
  • William D. Kovacs

Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering, An

ISBN-13:  9780132496346

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An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering offers a descriptive, elementary introduction to geotechnical engineering with applications to civil engineering practice.

Table of contents

  • Chapter 1 Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering
  • Chapter 2 Index and Classification Properties of Soils
  • Chapter 3 Geology, Landforms, and the Origin of Geo-Materials  
  • Chapter 4 Clay Minerals, Soil and Rock Structures, and Rock Classification
  • Chapter 5 Compaction and Stabilization of Soils 
  • Chapter 6 Hydrostatic Water in Soils and Rocks
  • Chapter 7 Fluid Flow in Soils and Rock
  • Chapter 8 Compressibility of Soil and Rock
  • Chapter 9 Time Rate of Consolidation
  • Chapter 10 Stress Distribution and Settlement Analysis
  • Chapter 11 The Mohr Circle, Failure Theories, and Strength Testing of Soil And Rocks
  • Chapter 12 An Introduction to Shear Strength of Soils and Rock 
  • Chapter 13 Advanced Topics in Shear Strength of Soils and Rocks


Published by Pearson (October 18th 2010) - Copyright © 2011