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Geotechnical Engineering: Foundation Design

Geotechnical Engineering: Foundation Design

John N. Cernica

ISBN: 978-0-471-30887-4

Oct 1994

512 pages

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Combines a thorough theoretical presentation with the practical aspects of foundation design. The first three chapters offer a condensed version of the basic elements of soil mechanics. The remaining chapters deal with the design of diverse types of foundation components, retaining rock structures and site improvement.

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Geotechnical Problems in Civil Engineering.

Geotechnical Properties of Soils.

Subsurface Exploration.

Bearing Capacity--Shallow Foundations.

Site Improvement.

Spread-Footing Design.

Special Foundations.

Lateral Earth Pressure.

Retaining Walls.

Sheet-Pile Walls;
Braced Cuts.

Deep Foundations: Piles, Drilled Piers, and Caissons.