Soil Mechanics Products

  • Advanced Soil Mechanics, Fifth Edition

    5th Edition

    By Braja M. Das

    Now in its fifth edition, this classic textbook continues to offer a well-tailored resource for beginning graduate students in geotechnical engineering. Further developing the basic concepts from undergraduate study, it provides a solid foundation for advanced study. This new edition addresses a…

    Hardback – 2019-05-29 
    CRC Press

  • Plant-Soil Slope Interaction

    1st Edition

    By Charles Wang Wai Ng, Anthony Leung, Junjun Ni

    This inter-disciplinary book provides the latest advanced knowledge of plant effects on vegetated soil properties such as water retention capability, water permeability function, shear strength, slope hydrology, movements and failure mechanisms, and applies this knowledge to the solution of slope…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    CRC Press

  • Ground Improvement Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Bujang B.K. Huat, Arun Prasad, Sina Kazemian, Vivi Anggraini

    This book provides a review of problems during design and construction on problematic soils. Design methods, site investigation, construction and analysis of the various improvement methods available are explained and discussed. Various regions may have different soils with geotechnical problems…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    CRC Press

  • Soils and Geotechnology in Construction

    1st Edition

    By Alan J. Lutenegger

    This book covers the field of applied geotechnology related to all aspects of construction in ground, including compacted fill, excavations, ground improvement, foundations, earth retaining systems and geotechnical site characterization. It suits the first year of a graduate course on ground…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    CRC Press

  • Fire Effects on Soil Properties

    1st Edition

    By Paulo Pereira, Jorge Mataix-Solera, Xavier Úbeda, Guillermo Rein, Artemi Cerdà, Guillermo Rein

    Wildland fires are occurring more frequently and affecting more of Earth's surface than ever before. These fires affect the properties of soils and the processes by which they form, but the nature of these impacts has not been well understood. Given that healthy soil is necessary to sustain…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    CRC Press

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • The Material Point Method for Geotechnical Engineering

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Fern, Alexander Rohe, Kenichi Soga, Eduardo Alonso

    This practical guide provides the best introduction to large deformation material point method (MPM) simulations for geotechnical engineering. It provides the basic theory, discusses the different numerical features used in large deformation simulations, and presents a number of applications --…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22
    CRC Press

  • New Techniques on Soft Soils

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marcio Almeida

    practically oriented reference volume on soft soil engineering contains case studies of soft soil techniques from all over the world New Techniques on Soft Soils covers a wide range of updated techniques related to site investigation, vertical drains, surcharge, piled embankment, granular piles,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    CRC Press

  • Rainfall-Induced Soil Slope Failure

    Stability Analysis and Probabilistic Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Lulu Zhang, Jinhui Li, Xu Li, Jie Zhang, Hong Zhu

    Rainfall-induced landslides are common around the world. With global climate change, their frequency is increasing and the consequences are becoming greater. Previous studies assess them mostly from the perspective of a single discipline—correlating landslides with rainstorms, geomorphology and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    CRC Press

  • Foundation Systems for High-Rise Structures

    1st Edition

    By Rolf Katzenbach, Steffen Leppla, Deepankar Choudhury

    The book deals with the geotechnical analysis and design of foundation systems for high-rise buildings and other complex structures with a distinctive soil-structure interaction. The basics of the analysis of stability and serviceability, necessary soil investigations, important technical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14
    CRC Press

  • Soil Mechanics Through Project-Based Learning

    1st Edition

    By Ivan Gratchev, Dong-Sheng Jeng, Erwin Oh

    The currently available soil mechanics textbooks explain theory and show some practical applications through solving abstract geotechnical problems. Unfortunately, they do not engage students in the learning process as students do not "experience" what they study. This book employs a more engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-11-21
    CRC Press

  • Geosynthetic Encased Columns for Soft Soil Improvement

    1st Edition

    By Márcio Almeida, Mario Riccio, Iman Hosseinpour, Dimiter Alexiew

    The geosynthetic encased column (GEC) is a relatively recent method developed for soft soil improvement. The method was firstly introduced as a concept in the 1980s and first practical applications started in the 1990s. GECs have been widely used in some parts of the world for the last three…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    CRC Press

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