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Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics

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SOIL MECHANICS
A. Verruijt 
Delft University of Technology, 2001, 2010
This is the screen version of the book SOIL MECHANICS, an elementary textbook for students of civil engineering.It can be read using the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Bookmarks are included to search for a chapter.The book is also available in Dutch, in the file GrondMechBoek.pdf.Exercises and a summary of the material, including graphical illustrations, are contained in the file SoilMex.ZIP.All software can be downloaded from the website http://geo.verruijt.net/.
 
CONTENTS
1.
Introduction .......................................................................................................................... 6
2.
Classication ........................................................................................................................ 13
3.
Particles, water, air .................................................................................................................. 19
4.
Stresses in soils ...................................................................................................................... 26
5.
Stresses in a layer .................................................................................................................... 33
6.
Darcys law .......................................................................................................................... 40
7.
Permeability ......................................................................................................................... 48
8.
Groundwater flow .................................................................................................................... 53
9.
Floatation ........................................................................................................................... 61
10.
Flow net ............................................................................................................................. 67
11.
Flow towards wells ................................................................................................................... 73
12.
Stress strain relations ................................................................................................................ 77
13.
Tangent-moduli ...................................................................................................................... 85
14.
One-dimensional compression ........................................................................................................ 90
15.
Consolidation ........................................................................................................................ 97
16.
Analytical solution .................................................................................................................. 103
17.
Numerical solution .................................................................................................................. 112
18.
Consolidation coefficient ............................................................................................................ 1192
 
19.
Creep ............................................................................................................................... 124
20.
Shear strength ...................................................................................................................... 129
21.
Triaxial test ........................................................................................................................ 137
22.
Shear test .......................................................................................................................... 142
23.
Dutch cell test ...................................................................................................................... 147
24.
Pore pressures ...................................................................................................................... 150
25.
Undrained behaviour of soils ........................................................................................................ 158
26.
Stress paths ........................................................................................................................ 164
27.
Elastic stresses and deformations ................................................................................................... 170
28.
Boussinesq .......................................................................................................................... 174
29.
Newmark ........................................................................................................................... 178
30.
Flamant ............................................................................................................................ 182
31.
Deformation of layered soil .......................................................................................................... 186
32.
Lateral stresses in soils .............................................................................................................. 189
33.
Rankine ............................................................................................................................ 196
34.
Coulomb ........................................................................................................................... 205
35.
Tables for lateral earth pressure ..................................................................................................... 211
36.
Sheet pile walls ..................................................................................................................... 218
37.
Blum ............................................................................................................................... 228
38.
Sheet pile wall in layered soil ....................................................................................................... 235
39.
Limit analysis ...................................................................................................................... 240
40.
Strip footing ........................................................................................................................ 243
41.
Prandtl ............................................................................................................................. 248
42.
Limit theorems for frictional materials .............................................................................................. 252
43.
Brinch Hansen ...................................................................................................................... 255
44.
Vertical slope in cohesive material .................................................................................................. 2623

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