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Foundation Design: Principles and Practices, 2/e

Foundation Design:  Principles and Practices,  2/e

Author(s):
  • Donald P. Coduto
  • Author: Donald P. Coduto
    • ISBN:9789332535008
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332535000
    • Price:Rs. 899.00
    • Pages:892
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    Ratings:

    Covers the subject matter thoroughly and systematically, while being easy to read. Emphasizes a thorough understanding of concepts and terms before proceeding with analysis and design, and carefully integrates the principles of foundation engineering with their application to practical design problems.


     

    Table of Content

    I. GENERAL PRINCIPLES
    1. Foundations in Civil Engineering
    2. Performance Requirements
    3. Soil Mechanics
    4. Site Exploration and Characterization
    II. SHALLOW FOUNDATION ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
    5. Shallow Foundations
    6. Shallow Foundations—Bearing Capacity
    7. Shallow Foundations—Settlement
    8. Spread Footings—Geotechnical Design
    9. Spread Footings—Structural Design
    10. Mats
    III. DEEP FOUNDATION ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
    11. Deep Foundations
    12. Deep Foundations—Structural Integrity
    13. Deep Foundations—Axial Load Capacity Based on Static Load Tests
    14. Deep Foundations—Axial Load Capacity Based on Analytical Methods
    15. Deep Foundations—Axial Load Capacity Based on Dynamic Methods
    16. Deep Foundations—Lateral Load Capacity
    17. Deep Foundations—Design
    IV. SPECIAL TOPICS
    18. Foundations on Weak and Compressible Soils
    19. Foundations on Expansive Soils
    20. Foundations on Collapsible Soils
    21. Reliability-Based Design
    V. EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURE ANALYSIS AND DESIGN
    22. Earth-Retaining Structures
    23. Lateral Earth Pressures
    24. Cantilever Retaining Walls
    25. Sheet Pile Walls
    Appendix A: Unit Conversion Factors
    Appendix B: Computer Software
     

    Salient Features

    • NEW - Expanded coverage of earth retaining structures—Features separate full chapters on cantilever walls and sheet pile walls.
    • NEW - A chapter on reliability-based design.
    • NEW - Reorganized chapters on deep foundations.
    • NEW - Revised coverage of laterally loaded deep foundations.
    • NEW - Expanded discussions of dynamic methods of deep foundation analysis.
    • NEW - More emphasis on the differences between strength requirements and serviceability requirements.
    • NEW - Questions and practice problems—Interspersed throughout each chapter.
    • NEW - Coordinated coverage—With the text Geotechnical Engineering: Principles and Practices.
    • A multidisciplinary approach—Integrates geotechnical, structural, and construction aspects of foundation engineering.
    • Practical solutions to real design problems.
    • Frequent references to uncertainties and reliability issues.
    • Coverage of both geotechnical and structural issues.
    • Questions and Practice Problems—Includes numerical problem solving, definitions, and short essay questions.