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Author Xiao, Ming, 1972-

Title Geotechnical engineering design / Ming Xiao, Daniel Barreto
Published West Sussex, United Kingdom : Wiley Blackwell, [2015]
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Contents Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Preface; About the Authors; Ming Xiao; Daniel Barreto; About the Companion Website; Chapter 1: Introduction to Engineering Geology; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Structure of the Earth and geologic time; 1.3 Formation and classification of rocks; 1.4 Engineering properties and behaviors of rocks; 1.5 Formation and classification of soils; 1.6 Maps used in engineering geology; Homework Problems; References; Chapter 2: Geotechnical Subsurface Exploration; 2.1 Framework of subsoil exploration; 2.2 Field drilling and sampling; 2.3 Geotechnical boring log
2.4 In situ field testing2.5 Subsurface investigations using geophysical techniques; 2.6 Geotechnical investigation report; Homework Problems; References; Chapter 3: Shallow Foundation Design; 3.1 Introduction to foundation design; 3.2 Bearing capacity of shallow foundations; 3.3 Settlements of shallow foundations; Homework Problems; References; Chapter 4: Introduction to Deep Foundation Design; 4.1 Introduction to deep foundations; 4.2 Pile load transfer mechanisms and factor of safety; 4.3 Static bearing capacity of a single pile; 4.4 Vertical bearing capacity of pile groups
4.5 Settlement of pile groupsHomework Problems; References; Chapter 5: Slope Stability Analyses and Stabilization Measures; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Overview of slope stability analyses; 5.3 Slope stability analyses -- infinite slope methods; 5.4 Slope stability analyses -- Culmann's method for planar failure surfaces; 5.5 Slope stability analyses -- curved failure surfaces; 5.6 Slope stability analyses -- methods of slices; 5.7 Slope stability analyses -- consideration of pore water pressure; 5.8 Morgenstern charts for rapid drawdown
5.9 Averaging unit weights and shear strengths in stratified slopes5.10 Slope stability analyses -- finite element methods; 5.11 Slope stabilization measures; Homework Problems; References; Chapter 6: Filtration, Drainage, Dewatering, and Erosion Control; 6.1 Basics of saturated flow in porous media; 6.2 Filtration methods and design; 6.3 Dewatering and drainage; 6.4 Surface erosion and control; 6.5 Subsurface erosion and seepage control methods; Homework Problems; References; Chapter 7: Soil Retaining Structures; 7.1 Introduction to soil retaining structures; 7.2 Lateral earth pressures
7.3 Conventional retaining wall design7.4 Sheet pile wall design; 7.5 Soil nail wall design; Homework Problems; References; Chapter 8: Introduction to Geosynthetics Design; 8.1 Geosynthetics types and characteristics; 8.2 Design of mechanically stabilized Earth walls using geosynthetics; 8.3 Design of reinforced soil slopes; 8.4 Filtration and drainage design using geotextiles; Homework Problems; References; Chapter 9: Introduction to Geotechnical Earthquake Design; 9.1 Basic seismology and earthquake characteristics; 9.2 Dynamic Earth pressures; 9.3 Seismic slope stability
Summary An accessible, clear, concise, and contemporary course in geotechnical engineering design.-covers the major in geotechnical engineering -packed with self-test problems and projects with an on-line detailed solutions manual -presents the state-of-the-art field practice -covers both Eurocode 7 and ASTM standards (for the US)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Engineering geology.
Geotechnical engineering.
Engineering geology.
Geotechnical engineering.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
Author Barreto, Daniel.
LC no. 2015010496
ISBN 0470632232