ISBN-13: 9780071363631 / Angielski / Miękka / 618 str.
Authoritative, Up-to-Date, Practical, and Necessary This reader-friendly guide puts every bit of current information you need on soil testing right where you want it. Expert engineer Robert W. Day's affordable Soil Testing Manual simplifies each step of every process, from selecting appropriate methods to analyzing your results. Filled with handy tables, charts, diagrams, and formulas that eliminate time-wasting and frustrating searches and calculations, this right-on-time manual is the new essential in all types of geotechnical and soil engineering fieldwork Better results in less time *Understand and apply soil classification systems *Get expert approaches to testing altered and disturbed soils *Set up a mobile field lab with complete directions *Use rip-out sheets for on-site reference and checks *Get quick access to data on grading, instrumentation, technical methods, procedure guidelines, and preferred practices *Draw authoritative conclusions on fill compaction *Measure cohesiveness, shear strength, settlement, permeability, and other critical parameters *Construct a subsoil profile *Follow ASTM standards *Find SI/US Customary units throughout Written by an American Institute of Architects award-winning civil engineer, Soil Testing Manual brings engineers, geologists, contractors, on-site construction managers, and anyone who needs answers on the characteristics of soil a convenient and complete source of today's most authoritative solutions. Best of all, you can add this comprehensive and practical resource to your arsenal for a very reasonable price.