Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering – Braja Das – 3rd Edition


Fundamentals of Geotechnical combines the essential components of ’ market leading texts, Principles of and Principles of Foundation Engineering. The text includes the of soil as well as foundation engineering without becoming cluttered with excessive details and alternatives. Foundations.

Features a wealth of worked out examples, as well as figures to help with theory and skills. Das maintains the careful balance of current research and practical field applications that has made his books the leaders in the field.

Table of Content

1 - Geotechnical Engineering - A Historical Perspective
2 - Soil Deposits and Grain - Size Analysis
3 - Weight-Volume Relationships, Plasticity, and Soil Classification
4 - Soil Compaction
5 - Hydraulic Conductivity and Seepage
6 - Stresses in Soil Mass
7 - Consolidation
8 - Shear Strength of Soil
9 - Slope Stability
10 - Subsurface Exploration
11 - Lateral Earth Pressure
12 - Shallow Foundations - Bearing Capacity and Settlement
13 - Retaining Walls and Braced Cuts
14 - Deep Foundations - Piles and Drilled Shafts