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Author Look, Burt.

Title Handbook of geotechnical investigation and design tables / Burt G. Look.

Published London : Taylor & Francis, [2007]
©2007

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 UniM ERC  624.151 LOOK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-320) and index.
Contents 1. Site investigation -- 2. Soil classification -- 3. Rock classification -- 4. Field sampling and testing -- 5. Soil strength parameters from classification and testing -- 6. Rock strength parameters from classification and testing -- 7. Soil properties and state of the soil -- 8. Permeability and its influence -- 9. Rock properties -- 10. Material and testing variability -- 11. Deformation parameters -- 12. Earthworks -- 13. Subgrades and pavements -- 14. Slopes -- 15. Terrain assessment, drainage and erosion -- 16. Geosynthetics -- 17. Fill specifications -- 18. Rock mass classification systems -- 19. Earth pressures -- 20. Retaining walls -- 21. Soil foundations -- 22. Rock foundations -- 23. Movements.
Summary "This practical handbook of properties for soils and rock contains in a concise tabular format the key issues relevant to geotechnical investigations, assessments and designs in common practice. There are brief notes on the application of the tables. These data tables are compiled for experienced geotechnical professionals who require a reference document to access key information. There is an extensive database of correlations for different applications. The book should provide a useful bridge between soil and rock mechanics theory and its application to practical engineering solutions." "This book is intended primarily for practicing geotechnical engineers working in investigation, assessment and design, but should provide a useful supplement for postgraduate courses."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Engineering geology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Earthwork.
Variant Title Geotechnical investigation and design tables.
ISBN 9780415430388 (hbk.) £59.00
0415430380 (hbk.) £59.00
9780203946602 (ebk.)