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This book teaches the principles of soil mechanics to undergraduates, along with other properties of engineering materials, to which the students are exposed simultaneously. Using the critical state method of soil mechanics to study the mechanical behavior of soils requires the student to consider density alongside effective stresses, permitting the unification of deformation and strength characteristics. This unification aides the understanding of soil mechanics. This book explores a one-dimensional theme for the presentation of many of the key concepts of soil mechanics density, stress, stiffness, strength, and fluid flow and includes a chapter on the analysis of one-dimensional consolidation, which fits nicely with the theme of the book. It also presents some theoretical analyses of soil-structure interaction, which can be analyzed using essentially one-dimensional governing equations. Examples are given at the end of most chapters, and suggestions for laboratory exercises or demonstrations are given.

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ISBN:
9780521517737
Author:
Muir-wood, David
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Wood, David Muir
Author:
Muir, Wood David
Author:
Muir-Wood, David
Subject:
Soil mechanics
Subject:
Civil
Subject:
Civil - Soil & Rock
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20090931
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
252

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Engineering » Civil Engineering » General
Engineering » Civil Engineering » Soil Science and Mechanics
Engineering » Civil Engineering » Soil and Rock
Science and Mathematics » Biology » Genetics

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