Geotechnical Engineering: Soil and Foundation Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition

by: R. L. Handy


Abstract: This is a complete revision and reorganization of one of the field’s most popular textbooks, Soil Engineering, updated to include the latest soil testing methodologies, mechanical engineering topics, and technologies.
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Title: Geotechnical Engineering: Soil and Foundation Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2007 The McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780071481205

Authors:

R. L. Handy Ph. D., is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering at Iowa State University. He is also the founder of Handy Geotechnical Instruments, a company that manufactures innovative soil testing devices. Dr. Handy is the author of The Day the House Fell and co-author of the Third and Fourth Editions of Soil Engineering. Recognized as a scientist as well as an engineer, he is a Fellow in the Geological Society of America and also in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Description: This is a complete revision and reorganization of one of the field’s most popular textbooks, Soil Engineering, updated to include the latest soil testing methodologies, mechanical engineering topics, and technologies.