Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook, Paperback / softback Book

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook Paperback / softback


Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering dataFully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook, Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format.

This practical resource is filled with essential data, formulas, and guidelines you can access right away.

Detailed tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are included throughout the book for ease of use in the field. Coverage includes:Field explorationLaboratory testingSoil and rock classificationPhase relationshipsEffective stress and stress distributionShear strengthPermeability and seepageSettlement analysesBearing capacity analysesPavement and pipeline designExpansive soil Slope stabilityGeotechnical earthquake engineeringErosion analysesRetaining wallsDeteriorationFoundationsGrading and other site improvement methodsGroundwater and percolation testsExcavation, underpinning, and field lead testsGeosyntheticsInstrumentationInternational Building Code regulations for soilsInternational Building Code regulations for foundations


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 1088 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Soil & rock mechanics
  • ISBN: 9780071789714

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