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