Here is the listing of Best reference books on Soil Mechanics.
|1. “Geotechnical Engineering” by S.L. Gulhati and M. Datta
Book Review: The book covers various information pertaining to soil origin, basic relationships, soil aggregate properties, soil compaction and factors affecting it, laboratory compaction, field compaction, effective stress and soil water statics and capillarity phenomenon in soils. The book also demonstrates special topics like flow through soils, quick sand condition, permeability and methods for its determination, flow nets, soil stresses from surface loads, contact pressures, westergaard’s theory and many more.
|2. “Applied Analysis in Geotechnics” by F. Azizi|
|3. “Essentials of Soil Mechanics and Foundations: Basic Geotechnics” by D. F. McCarthy
Book Review: This book provides a detailed and clear presentation of soil mechanics. The book also covers the background and basics of soil mechanics, soil deposit behavior and properties and the application of various theories related to soil mechanics. This book is suitable for soil mechanics courses in engineering and construction related programs. The book also contains chapter on earthquakes and contains many examples and problems along with detailed explanations and is a very good reference book for students, engineers, architects, geologists and many more.
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