An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering by Robert D. Holtz, William D. Kovacs

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By Robert D. Holtz, William D. Kovacs

A descriptive, uncomplicated creation to geotechnical engineering - with purposes to civil engineering perform. *focuses at the engineering category, habit, and homes of soils invaluable for the layout and building of foundations and earth constructions. *introduces vibratory and dynamic compaction, the strategy of fragments, the Schmertmann method for picking box compressibility, secondary compression, liquefaction, and an intensive use of the strain course approach.

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