Now Eurocode compliant - in line with the compulsory new design codes brought in across the EU and increasingly adopted worldwide. In Soil Mechanics, Barnes clearly sets out the principles of soil behaviour and shows how engineers have applied these solutions in practice, making this an accessible, highly readable and yet comprehensive textbook for core courses in civil and ground engineering, and a handy resource book for practitioners. This fully revised third edition: is now Eurocode compliant, with a new chapter on the geotechnical Eurocodes features worked examples incorporating the Eurocode limit state design principles, allowing readers to use the new codes confidently includes a range of case studies that demonstrate key problems and how engineers have tackled them uses clear diagrams throughout to illustrate key aspects of soil mechanics and photographs to enhance understanding The solutions manual can be found at www.Palgrave.com/engineering/barnes/solutions
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Graham Barnes is an Independent Consultant, and formerly Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Bolton Institute, UK. He has taught soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering at Higher National, degree and postgraduate level. His industrial experience includes working for site investigation and civil engineering contractors and consulting engineers and he is now an independent consultant and researcher.Review:
'This is an excellent textbook. One of the best textbooks on Soil Mechanics. Clear and concise explanations of theory. Good drawings and diagrams to illustrate theory. Excellent worked examples and exercises for the student to practise.' - J.W. Glenn, Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education, UK
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Descripción Palgrave MacMillan, 2011. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110230579809