Geotechnical Engineering Handbook Volumes 1 to 3 by Braja M Das

Geotechnical Engineering Handbook Volumes 1 to 3 by Braja M Das

Geotechnical Engineering Handbook Volumes 1 to 3 by Braja M Das

Contents of Geotechnical Engineering Handbook Volumes 1 to 3

  • Engineering Properties of Soil Nagaratnam Sivakugan
  • Introduction
  • Phase Relations
  • Soil Classification
  • Compaction
  • Flow through Soils
  • Consolidation
  • Shear Strength
  • Site Investigation
  • Soil Variability
  • Geotechnical Instrumentation
  • Lateral Earth Pressure Braja M Das
  • Introduction
  • At Rest Earth Pressure
  • Rankine Active Pressure
  • Rankine Active Pressure with Inclined Backfill
  • Coulomb’s Active Pressure
  • Active Earth Pressure with Earthquake Forces
  • Rankine Passive Pressure
  • Rankine Passive Pressure with Inclined Backfill
  • Coulomb’s Passive Pressure
  • Passive Pressure with Curved Failure Surface (Granular Soil Backfill)
  • Passive Pressure under Earthquake Conditions (Granular Backfill)
  • Design of Shallow Foundations Nagaratnam Sivakugan and
  • Marcus Pacheco
  • Introduction
  • Stresses beneath Loaded Areas
  • Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations
  • Pressure Distribution beneath Eccentrically Loaded Footings
  • Settlement of Shallow Foundations in Cohesive Soils
  • Settlement of Shallow Foundations in Granular Soils
  • Raft Foundations
  • Shallow Foundations under Tensile Loading
  • Appendix A
  • Appendix B
  • Foundation Soil Interaction Priti Maheshwari
  • Introduction
  • Modeling of Ground (Soil Mass) and Constitutive Equations
  • Estimation of Model Parameters
  • Application to Shallow Foundations
  • Application to Pile Foundations
  • Design of Pile Foundations Sanjeev Kumar
  • Introduction
  • Foundation Support Cost Index
  • Types of Deep Foundations
  • Allowable Stress and Load and Resistance Factor Design of Deep
  • Foundations
  • Axial Capacity of Piles in Compression
  • Ultimate Static Capacity of Single Piles in Cohesionless Soils
  • Ultimate Static Capacity of Single Piles in Cohesive Soils
  • Design Capacity of Single Piles
  • Effect of Pile Driving on Pile Capacity
  • Ultimate Load Carrying Capacity and Resistance to Driving
  • Capacity of Piles Bearing on Rock
  • Special Considerations for Calculation of Ap
  • Special Considerations for Calculation of Perimeter
  • Maximum Stresses in Driven Piles
  • Uplift Capacity of Single Piles
  • Lateral Capacity of Single Piles
  • Design of Pile Groups
  • Settlement of Pile Foundations
  • Example : Point Capacity of a Pile in Sand
  • Example : Skin Friction Capacity of a Pile in Sand
  • Example : Capacity of a Pile in Clay
  • Example : Capacity of a Pile End Bearing on Rock
  • Retaining Walls Aniruddha Sengupta
  • Introduction
  • Initial Proportioning of Retaining Walls
  • Lateral Earth Pressure Theories
  • Forces Acting on a Retaining Wall
  • Stability Checks of a Retaining Wall
  • Stability Analysis of Rigid Retaining Walls
  • Stability Analysis of Cantilever Sheet Pile Wall
  • Stability Analysis of Anchored Sheet Pile Wall
  • Anchorage Systems for Sheet Pile Walls
  • Design Example of an Anchorage System
  • Design Example of a Braced Wall System
  • Mechanically Stabilized Retaining Walls
  • Failure of Retaining Walls
  • Slope Stability Khaled Sobhan
  • Introduction
  • Goals of Slope Stability Analysis
  • Slope Movements and Landslides
  • Soil Mechanics Principles for Slope Analysis
  • Essential Concepts for Slope Analysis
  • Analysis of Slope Stability
  • Slope Stabilization Methods
  • Expansive Clays Thomas M Petry
  • Introduction
  • Basic Causes of the Problem
  • Grain to Grain Structures
  • Clay Moisture Potentials
  • Moisture and Water Movements
  • Moisture and Soil Mass Structures
  • Weathering Effects
  • Swelling and Shrinking
  • Shear Strength
  • Variations of Properties
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Swell Testing
  • Shear Strength Testing
  • How to Deal with Expansive Clays
  • Ground Improvement Thomas M Petry
  • Introduction
  • Geotechnical Investigations for Ground Improvement
  • Mechanical Stabilization (Ground Improvement)
  • Chemical Modification and Stabilization
  • Portland Cement Modification
  • Fly Ash and Other Coal Combustion By products
  • Dust Proofing and Waterproofing Agents
  • Physical Stabilization
  • Site Investigation and In Situ Tests Sanjay Kumar Shukla
  • and Nagaratnam Sivakugan
  • Introduction
  • Objectives of Site Investigation
  • Stages of Site Investigation
  • Methods of Subsurface Investigation
  • Sampling and Laboratory Testing
  • Geophysical Methods
  • Standard Penetration Test
  • Static Cone Penetration Test
  • Dynamic Cone Penetration Test
  • Plate Load Test
  • Field Vane Shear Test
  • Borehole Shear Test
  • Pressuremeter Test
  • Flat Dilatometer Test
  • K Stepped Blade Test
  • In Situ California Bearing Ratio Test
  • Test Methods for In Situ Unit Weight Determination
  • Site Investigation Work and Report
  • Soil Variability
  • Field Instrumentation
  • Vibration of Foundations Braja M Das and
  • Nagaratnam Sivakugan
  • Introduction
  • Vibration Theory: General
  • Shear Modulus and Poisson’s Ratio
  • Analog Solution for Vertical Vibration of Foundations
  • Rocking Vibration of Foundations
  • Sliding Vibration of Foundations
  • Torsional Vibration of Foundations
  • Geosynthetics Ahmet H Aydilek and Tuncer B Edil
  • Geosynthetic Structures and Manufacturing Types
  • Functions of Geosynthetics
  • Durability and Aging of Geosynthetics
  • Geoenvironmental Engineering Nazli Yesiller and
  • Charles D Shackelford
  • Introduction
  • Containment Materials
  • Containment Systems
  • Contaminant Transport
  • Measurement of Material Properties
  • Vertical Barrier
  • Railway Track Bed Foundation Design Gurmel S Ghataora
  • and Michael Burrow
  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • Track Bed
  • Failure of Rail Sleeper Support System
  • Track Bed Remediation
  • Comparison of Design Methods
  • Track Bed Investigation
  • Special Foundations R L Handy and David J White
  • What Makes a Foundation Special?
  • Classic Foundation Methods
  • Treatments and Methods Used in Special Foundations
  • Mechanics of Load Transfer
  • Application of Specialty Foundations: Wind Turbines
  • Conclusions

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