# Soil mechanics and foundations / Muni Budhu

##### By: Budhu, Muni

Publisher: Estados Unidos de América: Wiley, 2011Edition: 3a. edDescription: 761 p.: Il.; 28 cmISBN: 9780470556849Subject(s): FUNDACIONES | MECÁNICA DE SUELOSDDC classification: 624.1Item type | Current location | Collection | Call number | Vol info | Copy number | Status | Date due | Barcode | Item holds |
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LIBRO - MATERIAL GENERAL | Biblioteca Jorge Álvarez Lleras Fondo general | Colección / Fondo / Acervo / Resguardo | 624.1 B927s (Browse shelf) | Ej. 1 | 1 | Available | 022936 |

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Preface. Notes for Students and Instructors. Notes for Instructors. Chapter 1 Introduction to Soil Mechanics and Foundations. 1.0 Introduction. 1.1 Marvels of Civil Engineering - The Hidden Truth. 1.2 Geotechnical Lessons from Failures. Chapter 2 Geological Characteristics of Soils and Particle Sizes of Soils. 2.0 Introduction. 2.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 2.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 2.3 Basic Geology. 2.4 Composition of Soils. 2.5 Determination of Particle Size of Soils - ASTM D. 2.6 Comparison of Coarse-Grained and Fine-Grained Soils for Engineering Use. 2.7 Summary. Self-Assessment. Exercises. Chapter 3 Soils Investigation. 3.0 Introduction. 3.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 3.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 3.3 Purposes of a Soils Investigation. 3.4 Phases of a Soils Investigation. 3.5 Soils Exploration Program. 3.6 Soils Report. 3.7 Summary. Self-Assessment. Exercises. Chapter 4 Physical Soil Parameters and Soil Classification. 4.0 Introduction. 4.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 4.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 4.3 Phase Relationships. 4.4 Physical States and Index Properties of Fine-Grained Soils. 4.5 Determination of the Liquid, Plastic, and Shrinkage Limits. 4.6 Soil Classification Schemes. 4.7 Engineering Use Chart. 4.8 Summary. Self-Assessment. Practical Examples. Exercises. Chapter 5 Soil Compaction. 5.0 Introduction. 5.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 5.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 5.3 Basic Concept. 5.4 Proctor Compaction Test - ASTM D 1140 and ASTM D 1557. 5.5 Interpretation of Proctor Test Results. 5.6 Benefits of Soil Compaction. 5.7 Field Compaction. 5.8 Compaction Quality Control. 5.9 Summary. Self-Assessment. Practical Example. Exercises. Chapter 6 One-Dimensional Flow of Water Through Soils. 6.0 Introduction. 6.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 6.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 6.3 Head and Pressure Variation in a Fluid at Rest. 6.4 Darcy's Law. 6.5 Empirical Relationships for k . 6.6 Flow Parallel to Soil Layers. 6.7 Flow Normal to Soil Layers. 6.8 Equivalent Hydraulic Conductivity. 6.9 Determination of the Hydraulic Conductivity. 6.10 Groundwater Lowering by Wellpoints. 6.11 Summary. Self-Assessment. Practical Example. Exercises. Chapter 7 Stresses, Strains, and Elastic Deformations of Soils. 7.0 Introduction. 7.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 7.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 7.3 Stresses and Strains. 7.4 Idealized Stress-Strain Response and Yielding. 7.5 Hooke's Law 7.6 Plane Strain and Axial Symmetric Conditions. 7.7 Anisotropic, Elastic States. 7.8 Stress and Strain States. 7.9 Total and Effective Stresses. 7.10 Lateral Earth Pressure at Rest. 7.11 Stresses in Soil from Surface Loads. 7.12 Summary. Self-Assessment. Practical Examples. Exercises. Chapter 8 Stress Path. 8.0 Introduction. 8.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 8.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 8.3 Stress and Strain Invariants. 8.4 Stress Paths. 8.5 Summary Self-Assessment. Practical Example. Exercises. Chapter 9 One-Dimensional Consolidation Settlement of Fine-Grained Soils. 9.0 Introduction. 9.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 9.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 9.3 Basic Concepts. 9.4 Calculation of Primary Consolidation. 9.5 One-Dimensional Consolidation Theory. 9.6 Secondary Compression Settlement. 9.7 One-Dimensional Consolidation Laboratory Test. 9.8 Relationship Between Laboratory and Field Consolidation. 9.9 Typical Values of Consolidation. 9.10 Preconsolidation of Soils Using Wick Drains. 9.11 Summary. Self-Assessment. Practical Examples. Exercises. Chapter 10 Shear Strength of Soils. 10.0 Introduction. 10.1 Definitions of Key Terms. 10.2 Questions to Guide Your Reading. 10.3 Typical Response of Soils to Shearing Forces. 10.4 Four Models for Interpreting the Shear Strength of Soils. 10.5 Practical Implications of Failure Criteria. 10.6 Interpretation of the Shear St.

Discover the principles that support the practice! With its simplicity in presentation, this text makes the difficult concepts of soil mechanics and foundations much easier to understand. The author explains basic concepts and fundamental principles in the context of basic mechanics, physics, and mathematics.

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