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Geotechnical Laboratory Measurements
For Engineers
by John T. Germaine

Geotechnical Laboratory Measurements guides geotechnical engineers and students in conducting efficient testing without sacrificing the quality of results.

Geotechnical Laboratory Measurements features include:

  • Explanations of both the underlying theory of the tests and the standard testing procedures
  • The most commonly-taught laboratory testing methods, plus additional advanced tests
  • Unique discussions of electronic transducers and computer controlled tests not commonly covered in similar texts

Contents

  1. Phase Relationships
  2. Specific Gravity
  3. Maximum Density, Minimum Density
  4. Calcite Equivalent
  5. pH and Salinity
  6. Organic Content
  7. Grain Size Analysis
  8. Atterberg Limits
  9. Soil Classification and Description
  10. Background Information for Part II
  11. Compaction Test Using Standard Effort
  12. Hydraulic Conductivity: Cohesionless Materials
  13. Direct Shear
  14. Strength Index of Cohesive Materials
  15. Unconsolidated-Undrained Triaxial Compression
  16. Incremental Consolidation By Oedometer

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Geotechnical Laboratory Measurements
For Engineers
by John T. Germaine

2009 351 pages $84.00 + shipping
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