Expansive Soils PDF ePub eBook

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Expansive Soils free pdf Expansive soils, which shrink or swell under changing moisture conditions, cause more damage to structures, particularly light buildings and pavements, than any other natural hazard, including earthquakes and floods. This book describes the engineering problems of foundations built on expansive soils. It presents techniques for dealing with the problems of construction and design and provides reliable, proven methods for building on expansive soils.

About John D. Nelson

JOHN D. NELSON, PhD, PE, is a professor of Geotechnical Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering at Colorado State University. DEBORA J. MILLER, PhD, PE, is an associate at ESA Consultants in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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Author : John D. Nelson
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 30 May 1997
ISBN : 0471181145
EAN : 9780471181149
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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