R. K. Khitoliya, P. K. Gupta ... 600 pages - Publisher: IK Int. Publ. House; (September, 2015) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 938458861X - ISBN-13: 978-9384588618 ...

Foundation Engineering is the second book in the series on Geotechnical Engineering published in 2014 to meet the requirements of undergraduate students. This book covers various aspects of foundation engineering bringing together all the relevant theories. The concepts have been developed systematically. A large number of illustrative examples and solutions are included. References are made to the relevant Indian standard codes at appropriate Places. Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Engineering and Geotechnical Properties of Soils 3. Geotechnical Investigation and in-situ Tests 4. Shallow Foundation and Bearing Capacity 5. Safe Bearing Pressure and Settlement Analysis 6. Combined Footings ad Mat Foundations 7. Lateral Earth Pressure 8. Earth Retaining Structures 9. Deep Foundations and Caisson Foundations 10. Stability of Slopes 11. Machine Foundations 12. Foundations on Difficult Soils 13. Embankment Dams 14. Geo-environmental Engineering 15. Design of Pavements 16. Ground Modified for Foundation Annexure A: SI Units on Geotechnical Engineering Appendix Bibliography. Audience: UG and PG students of Civil Engineering and allied areas like transportation engineering, engineering for dams and embankments, construction engineering and so on.
 
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