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Gain a solid understanding of soil mechanics and soil properties as Das’ PRINCIPLES OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, 10th Edition introduces these topics together with coverage of the latest field practices and basic civil engineering procedures. This book provides the important foundation you need for future design-oriented courses as well as professional practice. Updates address seepage, vertical stress in soil mass, lateral earth pressure and earthquake forces, elastic settlement, shear strength of soil, unit weights of soil and plasticity. This practical approach combines comprehensive discussions and detailed explanations with almost 200 new or updated example problems to help ensure your understanding. Expanded and updated end-of-chapter problems provide opportunities to apply your knowledge. This edition also offers more figures and worked-out problems than any other book in the market to further your skills and understanding.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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ContentsPrefaceAbout the AuthorDigital ResourcesChapter 1: Geotechnical Engineering-A Historical Perspective1.1 Introduction 1.2 Geotechnical Engineering Prior to the 18th Century 1.3 Preclassical Period of Soil Mechanics (1700-1776) 1.4 Classical Soil Mechanics-Phase I (1776-1856) 1.5 Classical Soil Mechanics-Phase II (1856-1910) 1.6 Modern Soil Mechanics (1910-1927) 1.7 Geotechnical Engineering after 1927 1.8 Geosynthetics and Civil Engineering Construction 1.9 End of an Era Chapter 2: Origin of Soil and Grain Size2.1 Introduction 2.2 Rock Cycle and the Origin of Soil 2.3 Rock-Forming Minerals, Rock, and Rock Structures 2.4 Soil-Particle Size 2.5 Clay Minerals 2.6 Specific Gravity (Gs) 2.7 Mechanical Analysis of Soil 2.8 Particle-Size Distribution Curve 2.9 Particle Shape 2.10 Summary Chapter 3: Weight-Volume Relationships3.1 Introduction 3.2 Weight-Volume Relationships 3.3 Relationships among Unit Weight, Void Ratio, Moisture Content, and Specific Gravity 3.4 Relationships among Unit Weight, Porosity, and Moisture Content 3.5 Various Unit Weight Relationships 3.6 Relative Density 3.7 Comments on emax and emin 3.8 Correlations between emax, emin, emax – emin, and Median Grain Size ( D50) 3.9 Summary Chapter 4: Plasticity and Structure of Soil4.1 Introduction 4.2 Liquid Limit ( LL) 4.3 Plastic Limit ( PL) 4.4 Plasticity Index 4.5 Plasticity Chart 4.6 Shrinkage Limit ( SL) 4.7 Liquidity Index and Consistency Index 4.8 Activity 4.9 Soil Structure 4.10 Summary Chapter 5: Engineering Classification of Soil5.1 Introduction 5.2 AASHTO Classification System 5.3 Unified Soil Classification System 5.4 Comparison between the AASHTO and Unified Systems 5.5 Summary Chapter 6: Soil Compaction6.1 Introduction 6.2 Compaction-General Principles 6.3 Standard Proctor Test 6.4 Factors Affecting Compaction 6.5 Modified Proctor Test 6.6 Empirical Relationships 6.7 Structure of Compacted Clay Soil 6.8 Effect of Compaction on Cohesive Soil Properties 6.9 Field Compaction 6.10 Specifications for Field Compaction 6.11 Determination of Field Unit Weight of Compaction 6.12 Evaluation of Soils as Compaction Material 6.13 Compaction of Organic Soil and Waste Materials 6.14 Special Compaction Techniques 6.15 Summary Chapter 7: Permeability7.1 Introduction 7.2 Bernoulli’s Equation 7.3 Darcy’s Law 7.4 Hydraulic Conductivity 7.5 Laboratory Determination of Hydraulic Conductivity 7.6 Relationships for Hydraulic Conductivity-Granular Soil 7.7 Relationships for Hydraulic Conductivity-Cohesive Soils 7.8 Directional Variation of Permeability 7.9 Equivalent Hydraulic Conductivity in Stratified Soil 7.10 Experimental Verification of Equivalent Hydraulic Conductivity 7.11 Permeability Test in the Field by Pumping from Wells 7.12 Hydraulic Conductivity of Compacted Clayey Soils 7.13 Summary Chapter 8: Seepage8.1 Introduction 8.2 Laplace’s Equation of Continuity 8.3 Continuity Equation for Solution of Simple Flow Problems 8.4 Flow Nets 8.5 Seepage Calculation from a Flow Net 8.6 Flow Nets in Anisotropic Soil 8.7 Mathematical Solution for Seepage 8.8 Uplift Pressure under Hydraulic Structures 8.9 Seepage through an Earth Dam on an Impervious Base 8.10 L. Casagrande’s Solution for Seepage through an Earth Dam 8.11 Pavlovsky’s Solution for Seepage through an Earth Dam 8.12 Plotting of Phreatic Line for Seepage through an Earth Dam 8.13 Filter Design 8.14 Summary Chapter 9: In Situ Stresses9.1 Introduction 9.2 Stresses in Saturated Soil without Seepage 9.3 Stresses in Saturated Soil with Upward Seepage 9.4 Stresses in Saturated Soil with Downward Seepage 9.5 Seepage Force 9.6 Heaving in Soil Due to Flow around Sheet Piles 9.7 Use of Filters to Increase the Factor of Safety against Heave 9.8 Effective Stress in Partially Saturated Soil 9.9 Capillary Rise in Soils 9.10 Effective Stress in the Zone of Capillary Rise 9.11 Summary Chapter 10: Stresses in a Soil Mass10.1 Introduction 10.2 Normal and Shear Stresses on a Plane 10.3 The Pole Method of Finding Stresses along a Plane 10.4 Stresses Caused by a Vertical Point Load 10.5 Stresses Caused by a Horizontal Point Load 10.6 Vertical Stress Caused by a Vertical Line Load 10.7 Vertical Stress Caused by a Horizontal Line Load 10.8 Vertical Stress Caused by a Vertical Strip Load (Finite Width and Infinite Length) 10.9 Vertical Stress Caused by a Horizontal Strip Load 10.10 Linearly Increasing Vertical Loading on an Infinite Strip 10.11 Symmetrical Vertical Triangular Strip Load on the Surface 10.12 Vertical Stress Due to Embankment Loading 10.13 Vertical Stress below the Center of a Uniformly Loaded Circular Area 10.14 Vertical Stress at Any Point below a Uniformly Loaded Circular Area 10.15 Vertical Stress Increase below a Flexible Circular Area-Parabolic and Conical Loading 10.16 Vertical Stress Caused by a Rectangularly Loaded Area 10.17 Influence Chart for Vertical Pressure 10.18 Summary Chapter 11: Compressibility of Soil-Elastic Settlement11.1 Introduction 11.2 Contact Pressure and Settlement Profile 11.3 Relations for Elastic Settlement Calculation 11.4 Improved Relationship for Elastic Settlement 11.5 Settlement of Foundation on Saturated Clay 11.6 Summary Chapter 12: Consolidation12.1 Introduction 12.2 Fundamentals of Consolidation 12.3 One-Dimensional Laboratory Consolidation Test 12.4 Void Ratio-Pressure Plots 12.5 Normally Consolidated and Overconsolidated Clays 12.6 General Comments on Conventional Consolidation Test 12.7 Effect of Disturbance on Void Ratio-Pressure Relationship 12.8 Calculation of Settlement from One-Dimensional Primary Consolidation 12.9 Correlations for Compression Index (Cc) 12.10 Correlations for Swell Index (Cs) 12.11 Secondary Consolidation Settlement 12.12 Time Rate of Consolidation 12.13 Determination of Coefficient of Consolidation 12.14 Calculation of Consolidation Settlement under a Foundation 12.15 Methods for Accelerating Consolidation Settlement 12.16 Precompression 12.17 A Case History-Settlement Due to a Preload Fill for Construction of Tampa VA Hospital 12.18 Summary Chapter 13: Shear Strength of Soil13.1 Introduction 13.2 Mohr-Coulomb Failure Criterion 13.3 Inclination of the Plane of Failure Caused by Shear 13.4 Laboratory Test for Determination of Shear Strength Parameters 13.5 Direct Shear Test 13.6 Drained Direct Shear Test on Saturated Sand and Clay 13.7 General Comments on Direct Shear Test 13.8 Triaxial Shear Test-General 13.9 Consolidated-Drained Triaxial Test 13.10 Consolidated-Undrained Triaxial Test 13.11 General Comments on for Granular Soil 13.12 Unconsolidated-Undrained Triaxial Test 13.13 Unconfined Compression Test on Saturated Clay 13.14 Empirical Relationships between Undrained Cohesion (cu) and Effective OverburdenPressure13.15 Sensitivity and Thixotropy of Clay 13.16 Strength Anisotropy in Clay 13.17 Vane Shear Test 13.18 Other Methods for Determining Undrained Shear Strength 13.19 Stress Path 13.20 Shear Strength of Unsaturated Soil 13.21 Summary Chapter 14: Lateral Earth Pressure: At-Rest, Rankine, and Coulomb14.1 Introduction 14.2 At-Rest, Active, and Passive Pressures At-Rest Lateral Earth Pressure 14.3 Earth Pressure At-Rest 14.4 Earth Pressure At-Rest for Partially Submerged Soil Rankine’s Lateral Earth Pressure 14.5 Rankine’s Theory of Active Pressure 14.6 Theory of Rankine’s Passive Pressure 14.7 Yielding of Wall of Limited Height 14.8 A Generalized Case for Rankine Active and Passive Pressure-Granular Backfill 14.9 Diagrams for Lateral Earth-Pressure Distribution against Retaining Walls with Vertical Back Coulomb’s Earth Pressure Theory 14.10 Coulomb’s Active Pressure 14.11 Coulomb’s Passive Pressure 14.12 Active Force on Retaining Walls with Earthquake Forces (Granular Backfill) 14.13 Active Pressure on Retaining Wall with a Backfill Considering Earthquake Forces 14.14 Common Types of Retaining Walls in the Field 14.15 Summary Chapter 15: Lateral Earth Pressure: Curved Failure Surface15.1 Introduction 15.2 Retaining Walls with Friction 15.3 Properties of a Logarithmic Spiral Passive Earth Pressure 15.4 Procedure for Determination of Passive Earth Pressure (Pp)-Cohesionless Backfill 15.5 Coefficient of Passive Earth Pressure (Kp) 15.6 Caquot and Kerisel Solution for Passive Earth Pressure (Granular Backfill) 15.7 Passive Force on Walls with Seepage Braced Cuts 15.8 Braced Cuts-General 15.9 Determination of Active Thrust on Bracing Systems of Open Cuts-Granular Soil 15.10 Determination of Active Thrust on Bracing Systems for Cuts-Cohesive Soil 15.11 Pressure Variation for Design of Sheetings, Struts, and Wales 15.12 Summary Chapter 16: Slope Stability16.1 Introduction 16.2 Factor of Safety 16.3 Stability of Infinite Slopes 16.4 Infinite Slope with Steady-state Seepage 16.5 Finite Slopes-General 16.6 Analysis of Finite Slopes with Plane Failure Surfaces (Culmann’s Method) 16.7 Analysis of Finite Slopes with Circular Failure Surfaces-General 16.8 Mass Procedure-Slopes in Homogeneous Clay Soil with 16.9 Mass Procedure-Stability of Saturated Clay Slope (Condition) with Earthquake Forces 16.10 Mass Procedure-Slopes in Homogeneous Soil 16.11 Taylor’s Slope Stability Chart Combined with Earthquake Effects (Soils) 16.12 Ordinary Method of Slices 16.13 Bishop’s Simplified Method of Slices 16.14 Stability Analysis by Method of Slices for Steady-State Seepage 16.15 A Case History of Slope Failure 16.16 Solutions for Steady-State Seepage 16.17 Morgenstern’s Method of Slices for Rapid Drawdown Condition 16.18 Fluctuation of Factor of Safety of Slopes in Clay Embankment on Saturated Clay 16.19 Summary Chapter 17: Soil-Bearing Capacity for a Shallow Foundation17.1 Introduction 17.2 Ultimate Soil-Bearing Capacity for Shallow Foundations 17.3 Terzaghi’s Ultimate Bearing Capacity Equation 17.4 Effect of Groundwater Table 17.5 Factor of Safety 17.6 General Bearing Capacity Equation 17.7 Meyerhof’s Bearing Capacity, Shape, and Depth Factors 17.8 A Case History for Evaluation of the Ultimate Bearing Capacity 17.9 Ultimate Load for Shallow Footings under Eccentric Load (One-Way Eccentricity) 17.10 Continuous Footing under Eccentrically Inclined Load 17.11 Bearing Capacity of Sand Based on Settlement 17.12 Summary Chapter 18: Subsoil Exploration18.1 Introduction 18.2 Planning for Soil Exploration 18.3 Boring Methods 18.4 Common Sampling Methods 18.5 Sample Disturbance 18.6 Correlations for N60 in Cohesive Soil 18.7 Correlations for Standard Penetration Number in Granular Soil 18.8 Other In Situ Tests 18.9 Vane Shear Test 18.10 Borehole Pressuremeter Test 18.11 Cone Penetration Test 18.12 Rock Coring 18.13 Soil Exploration Report 18.14 Summary Chapter 19: An Introduction to Geosynthetics19.1 Introduction 19.2 Geotextile 19.3 Geogrid 19.4 Geomembrane 19.5 Geonet 19.6 Geosynthetic Clay Liner 19.7 Summary Answers to Selected ProblemsIndex