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Author Murthy, V. N. S.

Title Geotechnical engineering : principles and practices of soil mechanics and foundation engineering / V.N.S. Murthy.

Published New York : Marcel Dekker, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  624.151 MURT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 1029 pages ; 26 cm.
Series Civil and environmental engineering ; 10.
Civil and environmental engineering ; 10.
Contents Foreword / Mark T. Bowers -- Foreword / Bengt B. Broms -- Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Soil Formation and Characterization -- Ch. 3. Soil Phase Relationships, Index Properties and Classification -- Ch. 4. Soil Permeability and Seepage -- Ch. 5. Effective Stress and Pore Water Pressure -- Ch. 6. Stress Distribution in Soils Due to Surface Loads -- Ch. 7. Compressibility and Consolidation -- Ch. 8. Shear Strength of Soil -- Ch. 9. Soil Exploration -- Ch. 10. Stability of Slopes -- Ch. 11. Lateral Earth Pressure -- Ch. 12. Shallow Foundation I: Ultimate Bearing Capacity -- Ch. 13. Shallow Foundation II: Safe Bearing Pressure and Settlement Calculation -- Ch. 14. Shallow Foundation III: Combined Footings and Mat Foundations -- Ch. 15. Deep Foundation I: Pile Foundation -- Ch. 16. Deep Foundation II: Behavior of Laterally Loaded Vertical and Batter Piles -- Ch. 17. Deep Foundation III: Drilled Pier Foundations -- Ch. 18. Foundations on Collapsible and Expansive Soils.
Ch. 19. Concrete and Mechanically Stabilized Earth Retaining Walls -- Ch. 20. Sheet Pile Walls and Braced Cuts -- Ch. 21. Soil Improvement -- App. A. SI Units in Geotechnical Engineering -- App. B. Slope Stability Charts and Tables.
Subject Engineering geology.
Soil mechanics.
ISBN 0824708733 (alk. paper)