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Testbank for Geotechnical Engineering: Principles & Practices (2nd Edition) by Donald P. Coduto

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    • Publication: 2010
    • Authors: Donald P. Coduto , Man-chu Ronald Yeung , William A. Kitch
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    Table of content:

    Preface ix
    Chapter 1 Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 1
    1.1 Geotechnical Engineering Design Process 2
    1.2 Historical Development 4
    1.3 Modern Geotechnical Engineering 14
    1.4 Accuracy of Geotechnical Engineering Analyses 16
    1.5 A Pictorial Overview of Geotechnical Engineering 16
    Chapter 2 Engineering Geology 28
    2.1 The Geologic Cycle 29
    2.2 Rocks 30
    2.3 Rock-Forming Minerals 35
    2.4 Structural Geology 37
    2.5 Weathering 43
    2.6 Soil Formation,Transport, and Deposition 45
    2.7 Rock and Soil as Geomaterials 56
    Summary 59
    Questions and Practice Problems 61
    Chapter 3 Site Exploration and Characterization 64
    3.1 Project Assessment 65
    3.2 Literature Search 66
    3.3 Remote Sensing 67
    3.4 Field Reconnaissance and Surface Exploration 69
    3.5 Subsurface Exploration 69
    3.6 Soil and Rock Sampling 82
    3.7 Groundwater Exploration and Monitoring 87
    3.8 Ex Situ Testing 88
    3.9 In Situ Testing 89
    3.10 Geophysical Exploration 106
    3.11 Synthesis and Interpretation 108
    3.12 Economics 112
    3.13 Geotechnical Monitoring During Construction 113
    Summary 113
    Questions and Practice Problems 115
    Chapter 4 Soil Composition 121
    4.1 Soil as a Particulate Material 122
    4.2 The Three Phases 122
    4.3 Weight—Volume Relationships 124
    4.4 Particle Size and Shape 138
    4.5 Clay Soils 148
    4.6 Plasticity and the Atterberg Limits 151
    4.7 Structured Versus Unstructured Soils 155
    4.8 Organic Soils 156
    Summary 157
    Questions and Practice Problems 158
    Chapter 5 Soil Classification 164
    5.1 USDA Soil Classification System 164
    5.2 AASHTO Soil Classification System 167
    5.3 Unified Soil Classification System (USCS) 171
    5.4 Visual—Manual Soil Classification 180
    5.5 Supplemental Soil Classifications 182
    5.6 Applicability and Limitations 185
    Summary 186
    Questions and Practice Problems 187
    Chapter 6 Excavation, Grading, and Compacted Fill 190
    6.1 Earthwork Construction Objectives 192
    6.2 Construction Methods and Equipment 193
    6.3 Soil Compaction Concepts 213
    6.4 Soil Compaction Standards and Specifications 215
    6.5 Field Considerations and Monitoring 227
    6.6 Suitability of Soils for use as Compacted Fill 235
    6.7 Earthwork Quantity Computations 237
    6.8 Lightweight Fills 241
    6.9 Deep Fills 243
    Summary 244
    Questions and Practice Problems 245
    Chapter 7 Groundwater–Fundamentals and One-Dimensional Flow 251
    7.1 Hydrology 252
    7.2 Principles of Fluid Mechanics 255
    7.3 One-Dimensional Flow Through Soil 268
    7.4 Flow Through Anisotropic Soils 284
    Summary 287
    Questions and Practice Problems 288
    Chapter 8 Groundwater–Multidimensional Flow and Applications 295
    8.1 Multidimensional Flow 295
    8.2 Flow Net Solution for Two-Dimensional Flow 298
    8.3 Numerical and Physical Modeling of Two-Dimensional Flow 316
    8.4 Two- and Three-Dimensional Flow to Wells 320
    8.5 Groundwater Control 329
    8.6 Contaminant Control and Remediation 337
    8.7 Soil Migration and Filtration 341
    Summary 350
    Questions and Practice Problems 352
    Chapter 9 Stress 361
    9.1 Simplifying Assumptions 362
    9.2 Mechanics of Materials Review 363
    9.3 Mohr Circle Analyses 368
    9.4 Sources of Stress in the Ground 378
    9.5 Geostatic Stresses 378
    9.6 Induced Stresses 381
    9.7 Superposition 392
    9.8 Effective Stresses 395
    9.9 Effective Stress Under Steady State Flow 405
    9.10 Stresses in Layered Strata 408
    Summary 409
    Questions and Practice Problems 410
    Chapter 10 Compressibility and Settlement 419
    10.1 Physical Processes 422
    10.2 Changes in Vertical Effective Stress 423
    10.3 Distortion Settlement 426
    10.4 Consolidation Settlement–Physical Processes 427
    10.5 Consolidation (Oedometer) Test 432
    10.6 Consolidation Status in the Field 444
    10.7 Compressibility of Sands and Gravels 446
    10.8 Consolidation Settlement Predictions 448
    10.9 Secondary Compression Settlement 461
    10.10 Crusts 463
    10.11 Settlement of Unsaturated Soils 463
    10.12 Heave Due to Unloading 464
    10.13 Accuracy of Settlement Predictions 464
    Summary 465
    Questions and Practice Problems 467

    Chapter 11 Rate of Consolidation 478
    11.1 Terzaghi’s Theory of Consolidation 478
    11.2 Consolidation Settlement Versus Time Computations 489
    11.3 The Coefficient of Consolidation, 499
    11.4 Accuracy of Settlement Rate Predictions 504
    11.5 Consolidation Monitoring 506
    11.6 Other Sources of Time Dependent Settlement 512
    11.7 Methods of Accelerating Settlements 514
    Summary 518
    Questions and Practice Problems 520
    Chapter 12 Soil Strength 527
    12.1 Strength Analyses in Geotechnical Engineering 527
    12.2 Shear Failure in Soils 529
    12.3 The Drained and the Undrained Conditions 536
    12.4 Mohr—Coulomb Failure Criterion 539
    12.5 Shear Strength of Saturated Sands and Gravels 545
    12.6 Shear Strength of Saturated Clays 550
    12.7 Shear Strength of Saturated Intermediate Soils 563
    12.8 Shear Strength of Unsaturated Soils 564
    12.9 Shear Strength Evaluation 564
    12.10 Shear Strength at Interfaces Between Soil and Other Materials 583
    12.11 Uncertainties in Shear Strength Assessments 584
    Summary 585
    Questions and Practice Problems 587
    Chapter 13 Stability of Earth Slopes 593
    13.1 Terminology 595
    13.2 Modes of Slope Instability 597
    13.3 Analysis of Slope Stability 604
    13.4 Quantitative Analysis of Slides 605
    13.5 General Procedures in a Limit Equilibrium Analysis of a Slide 606
    13.6 Planar Failure Analysis 608
    13.7 Infinite Slope Analysis 611
    13.8 Swedish Slip Circle Method ( Analysis) 613
    13.9 Method of Slices 618
    13.10 Chart Solutions 627
    13.11 Miscellaneous Issues 629
    13.12 Seismic Stability 631
    13.13 Stabilization Measures 636
    13.14 Instrumentation 643
    Summary 648
    Questions and Practice Problems 649

    Chapter 14 Foundations 655
    14.1 Shallow Foundations 656
    14.2 Deep Foundations 658
    Summary 671
    Chapter 15 Spread Footing Design 673
    15.1 Bearing Pressure 673
    15.2 Bearing Capacity 675
    15.3 Settlement 685
    15.4 Spread Footings–Summary and Design Concerns 698
    Summary 703
    Questions and Practice Problems 704
    Chapter 16 Earth Retaining Structures 709
    16.1 Externally Stabilized Systems 709
    16.2 Internally Stabilized Systems 714
    16.3 Design of Earth Retaining Structures 717
    Summary 719
    Chapter 17 Lateral Earth Pressures 720
    17.1 Lateral Earth Pressures and Wall Movement 720
    17.2 Classical Lateral Earth Pressure Theories 726
    17.3 Equivalent Fluid Pressure 742
    17.4 Groundwater Effects 744
    Summary 747
    Questions and Practice Problems 748
    Appendix A Recommended Resources for Further Study 751
    Chapter 1–Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 751
    Chapter 2–Engineering Geology 752
    Chapter 3–Site Exploration and Characterization 752
    Chapter 4–Soil Composition 753
    Chapter 5–Soil Classification 753
    Chapter 6–Excavation, Grading, and Compacted Fill 753
    Chapters 7 and 8–Groundwater–Fundamentals and One-Dimensional
    Flow and Multidimensional Flow and Applications 753
    Chapter 9–Stress 754
    Chapters 10 and 11–Compressibility, Settlement, and Rate of Consolidation 754
    Chapter 12–Soil Strength 755
    Chapter 13–Stability of Earth Slopes 755
    Chapters 14 and 15–Foundations and Spread Footing Design 756
    Chapters 16 and 17–Earth Retaining Structures and Lateral Earth
    Pressures 757

    Appendix B Unit Conversion Factors 758
    English Units 758
    SI and Metric Units 758
    Conversion Factors 759
    Appendix C Field Identification of Soils 761
    C.1 Equipment 761
    C.2 Procedure 761
    C.2.1 Color and Smell 761
    C.2.2 Fine Versus Coarse Grain Determination 762
    C.2.3 Coarse Grained Soil Classification 762
    C.2.4 Fine Grained Soil Classification: Distinguishing Silts from Clays 763
    C.2.5 Completing Classification 765
    Appendix D Finite Difference Solutions to Flow Problems 766
    D.1 Finite Difference Formulation 766
    D.2 Application to Two-Dimensional Flow 769
    D.3 Solving Finite Difference Problems 772
    D.4 Applications Using Spreadsheets 773

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