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Principles of Foundation Engineering (M...

8th Edition

Braja M. Das

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305081550

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Problem 2.1P:

A soil specimen has a volume of 0.05 m3 and a mass of 87.5 kg. Given: w = 15%, Gs = 2.68. Determine...

Problem 2.2P:

The saturated unit weight of a soil is 20.1 kN/m3 at a moisture content of 22%. Determine (a) the...

Problem 2.3P:

The moist unit weight of a soil is 119.5 lb/ft3. For a moisture content of 12% and Gs = 2.65,...

Problem 2.4P:

A saturated soil specimen has w = 36% and d = 85.43 lb/ft3 Determine: a. Void ratio b. Porosity c....

Problem 2.5P:

For a granular soil, given: = 116.64 lb/ft3 Dr = 82%, w = 8%, and Gs = 2.65. For this soil, if emin...

Problem 2.6P:

The laboratory test results of six soils are given in the following table. Classify the soils by the...

Problem 2.7P:

Classify the soils given in Problem 2.6 by the Unified Soil Classification System and determine the...

Problem 2.8P:

For a sandy soil, given: void ratio, e = 0.63; hydraulic conductivity, k = 0.22 cm/sec; and specific...

Problem 2.9P:

A normally consolidated clay has the following values. Estimate the magnitude of k of the clay at a...

Problem 2.10P:

Refer to Figure P 2.10 and use these values: H1 = 7 m,D = 3.5 m H2= 1.75 m,D1 = 7m Draw a flow net....

Problem 2.11P:

A sand has the following: D10 = 0.2 mm, D60 = 0.4 mm, and void ratio e = 0.6. a. Determine the...

Problem 2.12P:

Refer to the soil profile shown in Figure P2.12. Determine the total stress, pore water pressure,...

Problem 2.13P:

For a normally consolidated clay layer, given: Thickness = 3.7 m Void ratio = 0.82 Liquid limit = 42...

Problem 2.14P:

Refer to Problem 2.13. Assume that the clay layer is preconsolidated, c=128kN/m2, and Cs=15Cc....

Problem 2.15P:

Refer to the soil profile shown in Figure P2.12. The clay is normally consolidated. A laboratory...

Problem 2.16P:

For a normally consolidated soil, the following is given: Determine the following: a. The...

Problem 2.17P:

A clay soil specimen, 1.5 in. thick (drained on top only) was tested in the laboratory. For a given...

Problem 2.18P:

Refer to Figure P2.18. A total of 60 mm consolidation settlement is expected in the two clay layers...

Problem 2.19P:

The coefficient of consolidation of a clay for a given pressure range was obtained as 8 103 mm2/sec...

Problem 2.20P:

A direct shear test was conducted on dry sand with an area of the specimen = 2 in. 2 in. The...

Problem 2.21P:

A consolidated-drained triaxial test on a sand yields the results: All-around confining pressure = 3...

Problem 2.22P:

Repeat Problem 2.21 with the results: All-around confining pressure = 3 = 20 lb/in2 Added axial...

Problem 2.23P:

A consolidated-drained triaxial test on a normally consolidated clay yielded a friction angle, , of...

Problem 2.24P:

Following are the results of two consolidated-drained triaxial tests on a clay: Test I: 3 = 140...

Problem 2.25P:

A consolidated-undrained triaxial test was conducted on a saturated, normally consolidated clay. The...

Chapter 2 - Geotechnical Properties Of SoilChapter 3 - Natural Soil Deposits And Subsoil ExplorationChapter 4 - Shallow Foundations: Ultimate Bearing CapacityChapter 5 - Ultimate Bearing Capacity Of Shallow Foundations: Special CasesChapter 6 - Vertical Stress Increase In SoilChapter 9 - Pile FoundationsChapter 10 - Drilled-shaft FoundationsChapter 11 - Foundations On Difficult SoilChapter 13 - Retaining Walls

The leading text for foundation engineering courses, PRINCIPLES OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING, 8e maintains a careful balance of current research and practical field applications as it introduces civil engineering students to the fundamental concepts and applications of foundation analysis design. Throughout the book, author Braja M. Das emphasizes the judgment needed to properly apply theories and analysis to the evaluation of soils and foundation design.

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A soil specimen has a volume of 0.05 m3 and a mass of 87.5 kg. Given: w = 15%, Gs = 2.68. Determine...For a Shelby tube, given: outside diameter = 3 in. and inside diameter 2.874 in. What is the area...For the following cases, determine the allowable gross vertical load-bearing capacity of the...Refer to Figure 5.2 and consider a rectangular foundation. Given: B = 1.5 m, L = 2.5 m, Df = 1.2 m,...A flexible circular area is subjected to a uniformly distributed load of 150 kN/m2 (Figure 6.2). The...A 20 m long concrete pile is shown in Figure P12.2. Estimate the ultimate point load Qp by a....For loessial soil with Gs = 2.72, plot a graph of d (lb/ft3) versus the liquid limit, similar to...

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