More Details about Principles Of Geotechnical Engineering, 8th Edition

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PublisherCengage Learning
Publish YearJanuary 2015


Intended as an introductory text in soil mechanics, the eighth edition of Das, Principles of Geotechnical Engineering offers an overview of soil properties and mechanics together with coverage of field practices and basic engineering procedure. Background information needed to support study in later design-oriented courses or in professional practice is provided through a wealth of comprehensive discussions, detailed explanations, and more figures and worked out problems than any other text in the market.

Key Features:-

  • Includes a comprehensive discussion on weathering of rocks and the formation of sedimentary and meta
  • Presents a detailed explanation for the variation of the maximum and minimum void ratios of granular
  • The Kozeny-Carman equation and modifications thereof to estimate hydraulic conductivity of granular
  • More figures and worked out problems than any other text in the market
  • The most recent information and findings in the literature
  • Case histories have been added in appropriate chapters in order to familiarize the student with the