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Geotechnical Engineering -- A Historical Perspective | |
Geotechnical Engineering Prior to the 18th Century | |
Pre-Classical Period of Soil Mechanics (1700-1776) | |
Classical Soil Mechanics--Phase I (1776-1856) | |
Classical Soil Mechanics--Phase II (1856-1910) | |
Modern Soil Mechanics | |
Geotechnical Engineering After 1927, End of an Era | |
Origin Of Soil And Grain Size | |
Rock Cycle and the Origin of Soil | |
Soil-Particle Size | |
Clay Minerals | |
Specific Gravity (Gs) | |
Mechanical Analysis of Soil | |
Particle-Size Distribution Curve | |
Particle Shape | |
Weight-Volume Relationships | |
Weight-Volume Relationships | |
Relationships Among Unit Weight | |
Void Ratio, Moisture Content, and Specific Gravity | |
Relationships among Unit Weight, Porosity, and Moisture Content | |
Various Unit-Weight Relationships | |
Relative Density | |
Comments on emax and emin | |
Plasticity And Structure Of Soil | |
Introduction | |
Liquid Limit (LL) | |
Plastic Limit (PL) | |
Shrinkage Limit (SL) | |
Liquidity Index and Consistency Index | |
Activity | |
Plasticity Chart | |
Soil Structure | |
Classification Of Soil | |
Textural Classification | |
Classification by Engineering behavior | |
AASHTO Classification System | |
Unified Soil Classification System | |
Summary and Comparison between the AASHTO and Unified Systems | |
Soil Compaction | |
Compaction--General Principles | |
Standard Proctor TeSt. Factors Affecting Compaction | |
Modified Proctor TeSt. Structure of Compacted Clay Soil | |
Effect of Compaction on Cohesive Soil Properties | |
Field Compaction | |
Specifications for Field Compaction | |
Determination of Field Unit Weight of Compaction | |
Compaction of Organic Soil and Waste Materials | |
Special Compaction Techniques | |
Permeability | |
Bernoulli's Equation | |
Darcy's Law | |
Hydraulic Conductivity | |
Laboratory Determination of Hydraulic Conductivity | |
Relationships for Hydraulic Conductivity--Granular Soil | |
Relationships for Hydraulic Conductivity--Cohesive Soils | |
Directional Variation of Permeability | |
Equivalent Hydraulic Conductivity in Stratified Soil | |
Permeability Test in the Field by Pumping from Wells | |
In Situ Hydraulic Conductivity of Compacted Clay Soils | |
Seepage | |
Laplace's Equation of Continuity | |
Continuity Equation for Solution of Simple Flow Problems | |
Flow Nets. | |
Seepage Calculation from a Flow Net | |
Flow Nets in Anisotropic Soils | |
Mathematical Solution for Seepage | |
Uplift Pressure Under Hydraulic Structures | |
Seepage Through an Earth Dam on an Impervious Base | |
L. Casagrande's Solution for Seepage through an Earth Dam | |
Filter Design | |
_In Situ_ Stresses | |
Stresses in Saturated Soil without Seepage | |
Stresses in Saturated Soil with Upward Seepage | |
Stresses in Saturated Soil with Downward Seepage | |
Seepage Force | |
Heaving in Soil Due to Flow Around Sheet Piles | |
Use of Filters to Increase the Factor of Safety Against Heave | |
Effective Stress in Partially Saturated Soil | |
Capillary Rise in Soils | |
Effective Stress in the Zone of Capillary Rise | |
Stresses In A Soil Mass | |
Normal and Shear Stresses on a Plane | |
The Pole Method of Finding Stresses Along a Plane | |
Stresses Caused by a Point Load | |
Vertical Stress Caused by a Line Load | |
Vertical Stress Caused by a Horizontal Line Load | |
Vertical Stress Caused by a Strip Load (Finite Width and Infinite Length) | |
Vertical Stress Due to Embankment Loading | |
Vertical Stress Below the Center of a Uniformly Loaded Circular Area | |
Vertical Stress at Any Point Below a Uniformly Loaded Circular Area | |
Vertical Stress Caused by a Rectangularly Loaded Area | |
Stress Isobars | |
Influence Chart for Vertical Pressure | |
Compressibility Of Soil | |
Contact Pressure and Settlement Profile | |
Relations for Elastic Settlement Calculation | |
Fundamentals of Consolidation | |
One-Dimensional Laboratory Consolidation TeSt. Void Ratio-Pressure Plots | |
Normally Consolidated and Overconsolidated Clays | |
Effect of Disturbance on Void Ratio-Pressure Relationship | |
Calculation of Settlement from One-Dimensional Primary Consolidation | |
Compression Index (Cc) | |
Swell Index (Cs) | |
Secondary Consolidation Settlement | |
Time Rate of Consolidation | |
Coefficient of Consolidation | |
Calculation of Consolidation Settlement Under a Foundation | |
A Case History--Settlement Due to a Preload Fill for Construction of Tampa VA Hospital | |
Method of Accelerating Consolidation Settlement | |
Precompression | |
Shear Strength Of Soils | |
Mohr-Coulomb Failure Criterion | |
Inclination of the Plane of Failure Caused by Shear | |
Laboratory Tests for Determination of Shear Strength Parameters | |
Direct Shear TeSt. Drained Direct Shear Test on Saturated Sand and Clay | |
General Comments on Direct Shear TeSt. Triaxial Shear Test--General | |
Consolidated-Drained Triaxial TeSt. Consolidated-Undrained Triaxial TeSt. Unconsolidated-Undrained Triaxial TeSt. Unconfined Compression Test on Saturated Clay | |
Empirical Relationships Between Undrained Cohesion and Effective Overburden Pressure | |
Sensitivity and Thixotropy of Clay | |
Strength Anisotropy in Clay | |
Vane Shear TeSt. Other Methods for Determining Undrained Shear Strength | |
Shear Strength of Unsaturated Cohesive Soils | |
Stress Path | |
Lateral Earth Pressure: At-Rest, Rankine And Coulomb | |
At-Rest, Active, and Passive Pressures | |
Earth Pressure At-ReSt. Earth Pressure At-Rest for Partially Submerged Soil | |
Rankine's Theory of Active Pressure | |
Theory of Rankine's Passive Pressure | |
Yielding of Wall of Limited Height | |
A Generalized Case for Rankine Active and Passive Pressures--Granular Backfill | |
Diagrams for Lateral Earth-Pressure Distribution Against Retaining Walls | |
Rankine's Pressure for c -f | |
Soil--Inclined Backfill | |
Coulomb's Active Pressure | |
Graphic Solution for Coulomb's Active Earth Pressure | |
Coulomb's Passive Pressure | |
Active Force on Retaining Walls with Earthquake Forces | |
Common Types of Retaining Walls in the Field | |
Lateral Earth Pressure:Curved Failure Surface | |
Retaining Walls with Friction | |
Properties of a Logarithmic Spiral | |
Procedure for Determination of Passive Earth Pressure. (Pp)--Cohesionless Backfill | |
Coefficient of Passive Earth Pressure (Kp) | |
Passive Force on Walls with Earthquake Forces | |
Braced Cuts--General | |
Determination of Active Thrust on Bracing Systems of Open Cuts--Granular Soil | |
Determination of Active Thrust on Bracing Systems for Cuts--Cohesive Soil | |
Pressure Variation for Design of Sheetings, Struts, and Wales | |
Slope Stability | |
Introduction--Modes of slope failure | |
Factor of Safety | |
Stability of Infinite Slopes | |
Finite Slopes--General | |
Analysis of Finite Slopes with Plane Failure Surfaces (Culmann's Method) | |
Analysis of Finite Slopes with Circular Failure Surfaces--General | |
Mass Procedure--Slopes in Homogeneous Clay Soil | |
Mass Procedure--Stability of Saturated Clay Slopes with Earthquake Forces | |
Mass Procedure--Slopes in Homogeneous Soil | |
Ordinary Method of Slices | |
Bishop's Simplified Method of Slices | |
Stability Analysis by Method of Slices for Steady-State Seepage | |
Other Solutions for Steady-State Seepage Condition | |
A Case History of Slope Failure | |
Morgenstern's Method of Slices for Rapid Drawdown Condition | |
Fluctuation of Factor of Safety of Slopes in Clay Embankment on Saturated Clay | |
Soil-Bearing Capacity For Shallow Foundations | |
Ultimate Soil-Bearing Capacity for Shallow Foundations | |
Terzaghi's Ultimate Bearing Capacity Equation | |
Effect of Groundwater Table | |
Factor of Safety | |
General Bearing Capacity Equation | |
A Case History for Evaluation of the Ultimate Bearing Capacity | |
Ultimate Load for Shallow Foundations Under Eccentric Load | |
Bearing Capacity of Sand Based on Settlement | |
Plate-Load TeSt | |
Landfill Liners And Geosynthetics | |
Landfill Liners--Overview | |
Compaction of Clay Soil for Clay Liner Construction | |
Geosynthetics | |
Geotextiles | |
Geomembranes | |
Geonets. | |
Single Clay Liner and Single Geomembrane Liner Systems | |
Recent Advances in the Liner Systems for Landfills | |
Leachate Removal Systems | |
Closure of Landfills | |
Subsoil Exploration | |
Planning for Soil Exploration | |
Boring Methods | |
Common Sampling Methods | |
Sample Disturbance | |
Correlations for Standard Penetration TeSt. Other In Situ Tests | |
Rock Coring | |
Soil Exploration Report | |
Answers to Selected Problems | |
Index | |
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