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Soil Mechanics: Anna-USDP

Soil Mechanics:   Anna-USDP

  • P.Purushothama Raj
  • Author: P.Purushothama Raj
    • ISBN:9788131794630
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131794636
    • Price:Rs. 365.00
    • Pages:456
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    The principles of soil mechanics are dealt with in an elegant, yet simplified, manner in this text. It presents all the material required for a firm background in the subject, reinforcing theoretical aspects with sound practical applications. The study of soil behavior is made lucid through precise treatment of the factors that influence it.

    Table of Content

    1. Soil Formation and Composition
    2. Index Properties of Soils
    3. Identification and Classification of Soils
    4. Compaction of Soils
    5. Permeability and Capillary
    6. Seepage
    7. Stress and Stress Distribution in Soil
    8. Consolidation and Consolidation Settlement
    9. Shear Strength of Soils
    10. Laboratory Measurement of Soil Properties
    11. Stability of Slopes

    Salient Features

    • The measurement of soil properties is dealt with in accordance with the conventions of the Bureau of Indian Standards. This includes the methods of data  collection, computation, and presentation of results and limitations
    • Discusses the latest techniques of ground investigation and soil improvement
    • Rich pedagogy includes numerous worked examples, and exercise problems along with objective and descriptive