Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Written By Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 08 April 2011
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb written by Ruwan Abey Rajapakse which was release on 08 April 2011, this book published by Butterworth-Heinemann. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Geotechnical Engineering Calculations Manual offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calculation methods used in of soil and geotechnical engineering. A one stop guide to the foundation design, pile foundation design, earth retaining structures, soil stabilization techniques and computer software, this book places calculations for almost all aspects of geotechnical engineering at your finger tips. In this book, theories is explained in a nutshell and then the calculation is presented and solved in an illustrated, step-by-step fashion. All calculations are provided in both fps and SI units. The manual includes topics such as shallow foundations, deep foundations, earth retaining structures, rock mechanics and tunnelling. In this book, the author's done all the heavy number-crunching for you, so you get instant, ready-to-apply data on activities such as: hard ground tunnelling, soft ground tunnelling, reinforced earth retaining walls, geotechnical aspects of wetland mitigation and geotechnical aspects of landfill design. • Easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calculations • Covers calculations for foundation,earthworks and/or pavement subgrades • Provides common codes for working with computer software • All calculations are provided in both US and SI units

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb
  • Author : Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2011-04-08
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Geotechnical Engineering Calculations Manual offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calculation methods used in of soil and geotechnical engineering. A one stop guide to the foundation design, pile foundation design, earth retaining structures, soil stabilization techniques and computer software, this book places calculations ...

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb
  • Author : Ruwan Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01
  • Total pages : 511
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Geotechnical Engineering Calculations Manual offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calculation methods used in of soil and geotechnical engineering. A one stop guide to the foundation design, pile foundation design, earth retaining structures, soil stabilization techniques and computer software, this book places calculations ...

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb
  • Author : Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-11-18
  • Total pages : 508
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb, Second Edition, offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach to selecting the right formula and solving even most difficult calculations in geotechnical engineering. A "quick look up guide", this book places formulas and calculations at the reader’s finger tips. ...

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb
  • Author : Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-09-02
  • Total pages : 474
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Construction Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb begins with a brief, but rigorous, introduction to the mathematics behind the equations that is followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications for all aspects of construction engineering. Design examples with step-by-step solutions, along with a generous amount of tables, schematics, and calculations are ...

Transportation Highway Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Transportation Highway Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb
  • Author : Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-06-02
  • Total pages : 652
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Transportation and Highway Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb: Theory and Practice and Design Examples provides a step-by-step view of the calculations, formulas, and equations applied to everyday highway design and construction operations including calculations involving geotechnical problems, seismic issues, and structural design. Features easy to read and understand tables, ...

Geotechnical Engineering Bundle

Geotechnical Engineering Bundle
  • Author : Brent Maxfield,Ruwan Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2008-10-03
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Combining a brand new reference and a must-have title, this bundle will help you get up to speed with calculations for solving complex engineering problems. Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb is a one-stop guide to the formulas and calculation methods used in soil and geotechnical engineering. With ready-to-apply ...

Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering

Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Author : Michael A. Hicks,Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve,Alexander Rohe
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-05-29
  • Total pages : 1368
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering contains the proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (NUMGE 2014, Delft, The Netherlands, 18-20 June 2014). It is the eighth in a series of conferences organised by the European Regional Technical Committee ERTC7 under the auspices of the International...

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb
  • Author : Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01
  • Total pages : 474
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : "Construction Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb" begins with a brief, but rigorous, introduction to the mathematics behind the equations that is followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications for all aspects of construction engineering. Design examples with step-by-step solutions, along with a generous amount of tables, schematics, and calculations are ...

Structural Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Structural Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb
  • Author : Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • Total pages : 648
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Structural Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb provides a comprehensive review of the classic methods of structural analysis, as well as recent advances in computer applications. The book covers a wide range of structural theories, principles, and advanced concepts. In this reference, methods of analysis are presented in a ...

Analysis Design and Construction of Foundations

Analysis  Design and Construction of Foundations
  • Author : Yung Ming Cheng,Chi Wai Law,Leilei Liu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-22
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Analysis, Design and Construction of Foundations outlines methods for analysis and design of the construction of shallow and deep foundations with particular reference to case studies in Hong Kong and China, as well as a discussion of the methods used in other countries. It introduces the main approaches used by ...

Soil Mechanics

Soil Mechanics
  • Author : Victor Kaliakin
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-02-01
  • Total pages : 462
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Soil Mechanics: Calculations, Principles, and Methods provides expert insights into the nature of soil mechanics through the use of calculation and problem-solving techniques. This informed reference begins with basic principles and calculations, illustrating physical meanings of the unit weight of soil, specific gravity, water content, void ratio, porosity, saturation, and ...

Design and Construction of Soil Anchor Plates

Design and Construction of Soil Anchor Plates
  • Author : Hamed Niroumand,Khairul Anuar Kassim
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-08-11
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Primarily designed and constructed to resist outwardly directed loads imposed on the foundation of a structure, anchor plates play an important role in the design of structures (including seawalls, transmission towers, tunnels, buried pipelines, and retaining walls). Design and Construction of Soil Anchor Plates focuses on the various theories based ...

Pile Design and Construction Rules of Thumb

Pile Design and Construction Rules of Thumb
  • Author : Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-02-20
  • Total pages : 378
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Pile Design and Construction Rules of Thumb presents Geotechnical and Civil Engineers a comprehensive coverage of Pile Foundation related theory and practice. Based on the author’s experience as a PE, the book brings concise theory and extensive calculations, examples and case studies that can be easily applied by professional ...

Guidelines for the Use of Computers for Engineering Calculations

Guidelines for the Use of Computers for Engineering Calculations
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 47
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Errors in using computers for engineering design have led to drastic failures such as the sinking of the newly constructed Sleipner A offshore gravity platform in a Norwegian fjord in 1990. This structure was over 100m high, with a base area of some 16 000m2, and cost several million dollars. These new ...

Geotechnical Abstracts

Geotechnical Abstracts
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780080559032
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Summary : Download or read online Geotechnical Abstracts written by , published by which was released on 1992. Get Geotechnical Abstracts Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....