The Engineering of Foundations

The Engineering of Foundations 

Rodrigo Salgado

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The Engineering of Foundations incorporates theory into real-world practice. The text emphasizes conceptual understanding and avoids an oversimplistic treatment of the subject. Estimation of soil parameters for use in design is given high priority. Users will find an up-to-date text that relates theory to real-world practices and integrates concepts and continuity of examples across chapters. Illustrations, applications, and hands-on examples are provided.




Content :
  • 1 The World Of Foundation Engineering
  • 2 Foundation Design
  • 3 Soils, Rocks, and Groundwater
  • 4 Stress Analysis, Strain Analysis, and Shearing of Soils
  • 5 Shear Strength and Stiffness of Sands
  • 6 Consolidation, Shear Strength, and Stiffness of Clays
  • 7 Site Exploration
  • 8 Shallow Foundations in Soils: Types of Shallow Foundations and Construction Techniques
  • 9 Shallow Foundation Settlement
  • 10 Shallow Foundations: Limit Bearing Capacity 
  • 11 Shallow Foundation Design
  • 12 Types of Piles and Their Installation
  • 13 Analysis and Design of Single Piles
  • 14 Pile Driving Analysis and Quality Control of Piling Operations
  • 15 Pile Groups and Piled Rafts
  • 16 Retaining Structures
  • 17 Soil Slopes


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