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Title:
Fundamentals of geotechnical analysis
Author:
Dunn, I. S. (Irving S.), 1923-
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [1980]

©1980
Physical Description:
xv, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780471036982
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Examines the many important advances in geotechnical engineering. Separates the basic ideas that are needed for a good understanding of geotechnical analysis and treats these subjects in a way designed for optimum understanding by students.


Table of Contents

Soil Properties
Soil Water
Soil Stresses
Compressibility, Consolidation, and Settlement
Shear Strength
Lateral Pressures and Retaining Structures
Slope Stability Analysis
Bearing Capacity and Foundations
Improving Soil Conditions and Properties
Numerical Methods and Computer Applications
Subsurface Exploration
Bibliography