Geotechnical Problems and Solutions | A Practical Perspective

by Buddhima Indraratna, Ana Heitor, Jayan S. Vinod
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Published: 28th December 2020

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Number of Pages: 254

Audience: Professional and Scholarly

Publisher: CRC PR INC

Country of Publication: GB

Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.78 x 1.6

Weight (kg): 0.66

This book covers problems and their solution of a wide range of geotechnical topics. Every chapter starts with a summary of key concepts and theory, followed by worked-out examples, and ends with a short list of key references.

It presents a unique collection of step by step solutions from basic to more complex problems in various topics of geotechnical engineering, including fundamental topics such as effective stress, permeability, elastic deformation, shear strength and critical state together with more applied topics such retaining structures and dams, excavation and tunnels, pavement infrastructure, unsaturated soil mechanics, marine works, ground monitoring.

This book aims to provide students (undergraduates and postgraduates) and practitioners alike a reference guide on how to solve typical geotechnical problems.


  • Guide for solving typical geotechnical problems complementing geotechnical textbooks.
  • Reference guide for practitioners to assist in determining solutions to complex geotechnical problems via simple methods.
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