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Unsaturated soil mechanics in geotechnical practice

by G. E. Blight

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING,
  • Civil,
  • Testing,
  • Zone of aeration,
  • Soil & Rock,
  • General,
  • Soils,
  • Measurement,
  • Soil moisture,
  • Agriculture,
  • Plastic properties

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeoffrey E Blight, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA710.5 .B59 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 online resource (xxxiv, 606 pages)
    Number of Pages606
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27093617M
    ISBN 101315882930, 0415621186
    ISBN 109781315882932, 9780415621182
    OCLC/WorldCa855679120

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    There are other books on unsaturated soil mechanics, but this book is different. Unsaturated soil mechanics is only one aspect of a continuous range of soil mechanics studies that extends from the rheology of high water content soil slurries to the mechanics of soft soils, to stiff saturated soils, to unsaturated soils, and, at the far end of the range, to dry soils. In reality, the water. Unsaturated soil mechanics has rapidly become a part of geotechnical engineering practice as a result of solutions that have emerged to a number of key problems (or challenges). The solutions have emerged from numerous research studies focusing on issues that have a hindrance to the usage of unsaturated soil mechanics.

      The definitive guide to unsaturated soil— from the world's experts on the subject. This book builds upon and substantially updates Fredlund and Rahardjo's publication, Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils, the current standard in the field of unsaturated provides readers with more thorough coverage of the state of the art of unsaturated soil behavior and better reflects the manner Pages:   The definitive guide to unsaturated soil-- from the world's experts on the subject. This book builds upon and substantially updates Fredlund and Rahardjo's publication, Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils, the current standard in the field of unsaturated provides readers with more thorough coverage of the state of the art of unsaturated soil behavior and better reflects the manner 5/5(7).


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There are other books on unsaturated soil mechanics, but this book is different. Unsaturated soil mechanics is only one aspect of a continuous range of soil mechanics studies that extends from the rheology of high water content soil slurries to the mechanics of soft soils, to stiff saturated soils, to unsaturated soils, and, at the far end of the range, to dry soils.

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Unsaturated soil mechanics in geotechnical practice. [G E Blight] -- "Soil will, either seasonally or occasionally, pass from the unsaturated to the saturated state and even from unsaturation to dryness.

The theory of unsaturated soils is dealt with, including its. “I expect that “Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice” will remain an essential reference for educators, researchers and practitioners for a long time to come.” (Geotechnical News, 1.

Advances in Unsaturated Soil, Seepage, and Environmental Geotechnics represents the latest advances in applied unsaturated soil mechanics, and coupled phenomena in geotechnical engineering practice. This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 42 papers that were presented at the GeoShanghai Conference held in Shanghai, China from June Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Geotechnical Practice eBook: Blight, Geoffrey E: : Kindle Store.

The definitive guide to unsaturated soil— from the world's experts on the subject. This book builds upon and substantially updates Fredlund and Rahardjo's publication, Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils, the current standard in the field of unsaturated soils.

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* Offers extensive sample problems with an accompanying solutions manual. * Brings together the rapid advances in research in unsaturated soil mechanics in one focused volume. * Covers advances in effective stress and suction and hydraulic. This course is based on notes presented in the book “Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Engineering practice” published in by the speaker.

The objective of the course is to introduce unsaturated soil mechanics within the framework of classical soil mechanics by incorporating soil suction. Description. The definitive guide to unsaturated soil— from the world's experts on the subject. This book builds upon and substantially updates Fredlund and Rahardjo's publication, Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils, the current standard in the field of unsaturated provides readers with more thorough coverage of the state of the art of unsaturated soil behavior and better reflects.

Many of the more traditional geotechnical engineering problems also fall wholly or partly into the category of unsaturated soil mechanics problems. Compaction, for example, a classical application involving unsaturated soil, has been routine practice for improving the mechanical and hydraulic prop.

Unsaturated soil mechanics has rapidly become a part of geotechnical engineering practice as a result of solutions that have emerged to a number of key problems or challenges. Unsaturated soil mechanics in geotechnical practice.

Author. BLIGHT, GEOFFREY E. Published [s.l.]: Crc press, Contents. Machine generated contents note: Historical progress in unsaturated soil mechanics literature: Karl Terzaghi's four books. The definitive guide to unsaturated soil— from the world’s experts on the subject.

This book builds upon and substantially updates Fredlund and Rahardjo’s publication, Soil Mechanics for Unsaturated Soils, the current standard in the field of unsaturated provides readers with more thorough coverage of the state of the art of unsaturated soil behavior and better reflects the.

Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice is essential reading for geotechnical engineers, civil engineers, and undergraduate- and graduate-level civil engineering students with a focus on soil mechanics.

Content: Chapter 1 Theory to Practice of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics (pages 1–28). Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - from Theory to Practice collects more than technical papers, and 10 invited and keynote lectures presented at the sixth Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils (Guilin, China, October ).

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