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This eighth edition of Craig's Soil Mechanics, widely praised for its clarity, depth of explanation and extensive coverage, presents the fundamental principles of soil mechanics and illustrates how they are applied in practical situations. Key features include: rewritten in line with Eurocodes, where these have replaced British Standards the material on in-situ testing methods has been gathered into a new chapter, along with updated material on foundation design based on in-situ methods seepage (flownets), pile load testing, critical state concept and contaminated ground have been updated. Objective boxes and summaries give each chapter a clear storyline. The new edition includes a glossary of terms, worked examples, annotated further reading lists, and end of chapter questions for students. A completely new companion website provides Excel resources: simple but enlightening spreadsheets allowing students to put in their own data and see the effects of different soil parameters on foundations and structures user guides for chapters one to seven glossary flashcards all figures from the book available for instructors to download a password protected lecturer site with full worked solutions to the end of chapter questions.