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Covers properties of subsurface materials, types of foundations and methods of construction, selection of foundation type and basis for design, and design of foundations and earth-retaining structures.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #400485 in Books
- Brand: Peck
- Published on: 1974-01-25
- Ingredients: Example Ingredients
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 10.12" h x 1.17" w x 7.01" l, 2.04 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 514 pages
- Foundation Engineering 2e
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
A must to have
By Mr. JD
Knowing the origins of the concepts that later developed what is known today as Geotechnical Engineering is fundamental to have a broad understanding of what means to be a Gtech. This book includes lots of concepts and assumptions that engineers had to do in the past when dealing with the unknown, when dealing with soil behavior. The book has a great historical value but can not be used as a guidance for modern foundation design, not recommended for juniors since it will confuse you. I strongly recommend this book for senior gtechs, for those that understand that in our field, experience is the greatest commodity and maybe the only one.