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Principles of Foundation Engineering (Activate Learning with these NEW titles from Engineering!)
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Master the fundamental concepts and applications of foundation analysis design with PRINCIPLES OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING. This market leading text maintains a careful balance of current research and practical field applications, offers a wealth of worked out examples and figures that show you how to do the work you will be doing as a civil engineer, and helps you develop the judgment you'll need to properly apply theories and analysis to the evaluation of soils and foundation design.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #18746 in Books
- Published on: 2015-01-01
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: 1.52" h x 7.57" w x 9.26" l, .0 pounds
- Binding: Hardcover
- 944 pages
About the Author
Dr. Braja Das is Dean Emeritus of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at California State University, Sacramento. He received his M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Iowa and his Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of a number of geotechnical engineering texts and reference books and more than 250 technical papers in the area of geotechnical engineering. His primary areas of research include shallow foundations, earth anchors, and geosynthetics. Dr. Das is a Fellow and Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Life Member of the American Society for Engineering Education, and an Emeritus Member of the Chemical and Mechanical Stabilization Committee of the Transportation Research Board of the National Research Council (Washington D.C.). He has received numerous awards for teaching excellence, including the AMOCO Foundation Award, the AT&T Award for Teaching Excellence from the American Society for Engineering Education, the Ralph Teetor Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence from the University of Texas at El Paso.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
I recommend saving your money and stick with the 7th edition
By Thomas Robbins
The book came as advertised. No issues with seller, or delivery. However, this author is clearly just out to make money. There are several mistakes in this edition, that were not in the first edition. Answers in the back of the book are often incorrect, and several examples clearly evaluate to the wrong numerical value. I recommend saving your money and stick with the 7th edition.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
The best book of Foundations
this book is really great and it helps a lot when doing all high grades in this fields. I liked the previous edition but I also want to be updated so I just bought this wonderful book
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
By Matheus C.
Very good foundations book!