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Table of Contents

Part 1. Geotechnical Engineering
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Field Exploration
Chapter 3. Laboratory Testing
Chapter 4. Soil and Rock Classification
Chapter 5. Phase Relationships
Chapter 6. Effective Stress and Stress Distribution
Chapter 7. Shear Strength
Chapter 8. Permeability and Seepage
Chapter 9. Settlement Analyses
Chapter 10. Bearing Capacity Analyses
Chapter 11. Pavement and Pipeline Design
Chapter 12. Expansive Soil
Chapter 13. Slope Stability
Chapter 14. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Chapter 15. Erosion Analyses
Chapter 16. Retaining Walls
Chapter 17. Deterioration
Chapter 18. Foundations
Part 2. Construction
Chapter 19. Grading and Other Site Improvement Methods
Chapter 20. Groundwater and Percolation Tests
Chapter 21. Excavation, Underpinning, and Field Load Tests
Chapter 22. Geosynthetics
Chapter 23. Instrumentation
Part 3. 2012 International Building Code
Chapter 24. International Building Code Regulations for Soils
Chapter 25. International Building Code Regulations for Foundations
Appendix A. Glossary
Appendix B. Examples of Grading Specifications and Foundation Engineering Report
Appendix C. Percolation Test Procedures
Appendix D. Conversion Factors
Appendix E. Example Problems and Solutions
Appendix F. References
Index

About the Author

Robert W. Day (San Diego, CA) has published over 200 papers, as is currently active on various committees with ASCE, ASTM, Tranportation Research Board, and received a design award from AIA. After completing his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering at Villanova specializing in Structural Engineering, he completed his masters in Civil Engineering and Engineer Degree at MIT.

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