SOIL MECHANICS: Book by PALANIKUMAR M.

SOIL MECHANICS

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ISBN: 9788120348387    Publisher: PHI LEARNING PVT. LTD. Year of publishing: 2013     Format:  Paperback No of Pages: 368        Language: English

This book introduces the basic principles of engineering behaviour of soils. The text is designed in such a manner that the syllabi of a core course in Soil Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering I prescribed...Read more

This book introduces the basic principles of engineering behaviour of soils. The text is designed in such a manner that the syllabi of a core course in Soil Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering I prescribed in the curriculum of most of the Indian universities is covered. While reading the text, student experiences classroom teaching-learning process. An emphasis is made on explaining the various concepts rather than giving the procedure.
After reading this book, students should be able to:

• Give an engineering classification of a soil
• Understand the principle of effective stress, and then calculate stresses that influence soil behaviour
• Calculate water flow through ground and understand the effects of seepage on the stability of structures.

This textbook is primarily intended for the undergraduate students of civil engineering.


Key Features

• Numerous numerical solved examples
• Objective Type Questions (with Answers) at the end of each chapter
• Use of SI Systems of units


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About the author: PALANIKUMAR M.

M. PALANIKUMAR, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in Civil Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has a vast experience... Read more

M. PALANIKUMAR, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in Civil Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has a vast experience in teaching the subjects related to Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Civil Engineering. He is a life fellow of Indian Geotechnical Society and a life member of Institution of Engineers and Indian Society for Technical Education. An active consultant in geotechnical engineering, he has published/presented several papers in technical journals and conferences.


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