Skip to main content

Save up to 20% on Elsevier print and eBooks with free shipping. No promo code needed.

Save up to 20% on print and eBooks.

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

1st Edition - June 6, 2008

Author: Ruwan Abey Rajapakse

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 7 5 0 6 - 8 7 6 4 - 5
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 5 9 0 3 - 2

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calcul… Read more

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Purchase options

LIMITED OFFER

Save 50% on book bundles

Immediately download your ebook while waiting for your print delivery. No promo code is needed.

Institutional subscription on ScienceDirect

Request a sales quote
Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calculation methods used in of soil and geotechnical engineering. A one stop guide to the foundation design, pile foundation design, earth retaining structures, soil stabilization techniques and computer software, this book places calculations for almost all aspects of geotechnical engineering at your finger tips. In this book, theories is explained in a nutshell and then the calculation is presented and solved in an illustrated, step-by-step fashion. All calculations are provided in both fps and SI units. The manual includes topics such as shallow foundations, deep foundations, earth retaining structures, rock mechanics and tunnelling. 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.