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Geotechnical engineer's portable handbook [electronic resource] : with the 2012 international building code / Robert W. Day.

Day, Robert W. (Author). International Code Council. 2012 international building code. (Added Author).
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Subject: Engineering geology > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Civil engineering.
Construction industry > Standards.
Standards, Engineering.
Building laws.
Soils > Testing.
Subsoils > Testing.
Soil mechanics.
Soils > Classification.
Rocks > Classification.
Stress distribution.
Shear strength of soils.
Soil consolidation.
Swelling soils.
Slopes (Soil mechanics) > Stability.
Earthquake engineering.
Soil conservation.
Retaining walls.
Concrete > Deterioration.
Foundations > Deterioration.
Grading (Earthwork)
Genre: Electronic books.
Internet resources.

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  • ISBN: 9780071789714
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (1 v. (various pagings)) : ill.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2013.

Content descriptions

General Note: Also includes: Examples of grading specifications and foundation engineering report; Percolation test procedures; Conversion factors; Example problems and solutions.
Print version c2012.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- Field exploration -- Laboratory testing -- Soil and rock classification -- Phase relationships -- Effective stress and stress distribution -- Shear strength -- Permeability and seepage -- Settlement analyses -- Bearing capacity analyses -- Pavement and pipeline design -- Expansive soil -- Slope stability -- Geotechnical earthquake engineering -- Erosion analyses -- Retaining walls -- Deterioration -- Foundations -- Grading and other site improvement methods -- Groundwater and percolation tests -- Excavation, underpinning, and field load tests -- Geosynthetics -- Instrumentation -- International building code regulations for soils -- International building code regulations for foundations.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also issued in print.
Source of Description Note: Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Jan. 28, 2013.
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