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Author Rajapakse, Ruwan.
Title Geotechnical engineering calculations and rules of thumb / Ruwan Rajapakse.
Imprint Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, [2008]

Author Rajapakse, Ruwan.
Subject Engineering geology -- Mathematics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Soil mechanics -- Mathematics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 511 pages) : illustrations, map
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Site investigation and soil conditions -- Geotechnical engineering theoretical concepts -- Shallow foundation fundamentals -- Bearing capacity : rules of thumb -- Bearing capacity computation -- Elastic settlement of shallow foundations -- Foundation reinforcement design -- Grillage design -- Footings subjected to bending moment -- Geogrids -- Tie beams and grade beams -- Drainage for shallow foundations -- Selection of foundation type -- Consolidation -- Earth retaining structures -- Gabion walls -- Reinforced earth walls -- Geotechnical engineering software -- Geotechnical instrumentation -- Unbraced excavations -- Raft design -- Rock mechanics and foundation design in rock -- Dip angle and strike -- Rock bolts, dowels, and cable bolts -- Soil anchors -- Tunnel design -- Short course on seismology -- Geosynthetics in geotechnical engineering -- Slurry cutoff walls -- Pile foundations -- Pile design in sandy soils -- Pile design in clay soils -- Design of pin piles : semi-empirical approach -- Neutral plane concept and negative skin friction -- Design of caissons -- Design of pile groups.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780080559032 (electronic bk.)
0080559034 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 657380835
Additional Format Print version: Rajapakse, Ruwan. Geotechnical engineering calculations and rules of thumb. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2008 9780750687645 (DLC) 2008012457 (OCoLC)213495383

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