R. Whitlow ... 592 pages - Publisher: Prentice Hall; 3rd edition (October, 1995) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0582381096 - ISBN-13: 978-0582381094 ...

This successful text covers the basic principles of soil mechanics and the new edition includes a computer based simulation package. This package will include a suite of interactive spreadsheet assignments covering a wide range of topics, an online reference manual, an online glossary of terms and symbols and a soil mechanics "quiz" for student self-assessment. Soil mechanics is a core component of all civil engineering studies and an important topic for building and construction. An understanding of the behaviour of soil and rocks is essential for anyone planning, constructing or maintaining buildings as all structures rely on their natural foundations for ultimate stability.

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