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Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Ruwan Rajapakse


A one stop guide to the foundation design, pile foundation design, earth retaining structures, soil stabilisation techniques and computer software, this book places calculations for almost all aspects of geotechnical engineering at your finger tips.

In this book, theory is explained in a nutshell and then the calculation is presented and solved in an illustrated, step-by-step fashion.

In this book, the author's done all the heavy number-crunching for you, so you get instant, ready-to-apply data on activities such as: hard ground tunnelling, soft ground tunnelling, reinforced earth retaining walls, geotechnical aspects of wetland mitigation and geotechnical aspects of landfill design.

• Easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calculations

• Covers calculations for foundation,earthworks and/or pavement subgrades

• Provides common codes for working with computer software

• All calculations are provided in both US and SI units


2008 9780750687645 511pp Paperback

Delivery period: 30 day(s)

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