## Solutions for Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering (MindTap Course List)

Problem 2.2P:

Following are the results of a sieve analysis: a. Determine the percent finer than each sieve size...Problem 2.3P:

For a soil, given: D10 = 0.08 mm D30 = 0.22 mm D60 = 0.41 mm Calculate the uniformity coefficient...Problem 2.4P:

For a soil, given: D10 = 0.08 mm D30 = 0.22 mm D60 = 0.41 mm Calculate the uniformity coefficient...Problem 2.5P:

Repeat Problem 2.2 with the following results of a sieve analysis: 2.2 Following are the results of...Problem 2.6P:

Repeat Problem 2.2 with the following results of a sieve analysis: 2.2 Following are the results of...Problem 2.7P:

The particle characteristics of a soil are given below. Draw the particle-size distribution curve...Problem 2.8P:

Redo Problem 2.7 according to the USDA system (Table 2.3). 2.7 The particle characteristics of a...Problem 2.9P:

Redo Problem 2.7 according to the AASHTO system (Table 2.3). 2.7 The particle characteristics of a...# Browse All Chapters of This Textbook

Chapter 2 - Soil Deposits-origin, Grain-size, And ShapeChapter 3 - Weight-volume Relationships And PlasticityChapter 4 - Soil ClassificationChapter 5 - Soil CompactionChapter 6 - Hydraulic ConductivityChapter 7 - SeepageChapter 8 - Stresses In A Soil MassChapter 9 - ConsolidationChapter 10 - Shear Strength Of SoilChapter 11 - Ground Improvement

Chapter 12 - Subsurface ExplorationChapter 13 - Slope StabilityChapter 14 - Lateral Earth PressureChapter 15 - Retaining Walls, Braced Cuts, And Sheet Pile WallsChapter 16 - Shallow Foundations-bearing CapacityChapter 17 - Settlement Of Shallow FoundationsChapter 18 - Pile FoundationChapter 19 - Drilled ShaftChapter 20 - Load And Resistance Factor Design

### Book Details

FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, 5E presents the essential components of two market-leading engineering texts in one powerful combined course. The text offers a concise blend of critical information from Braja Das’ leading PRINCIPLES OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING and PRINCIPLES OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING. This valuable, cohesive book focuses on the fundamental concepts of both soil mechanics and foundation engineering without the distraction of excessive details or cumbersome alternatives. A wealth of worked-out examples and useful supporting figures help your students master key concepts and gain essential problem-solving skills. Prestigious authors Das and Sivakugan carefully balance today’s most current research with practical field applications in a proven approach that has made Das’ books undisputed leaders in the field. A wealth of accompanying resources, including MindTap, help reinforce the geotechnical engineering skills your students need.

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• The classification of soil is based on the transportation. Aeolian soils consist of sand or silt...Chapter 2, Problem 2.15CTPCalculation: The moisture content (w) is the ratio of weight of water (Ww) to the weight of solids...Given information: The volume of moist soil sample is V=5.66×10−3m3. The moist weight of the soil is...Given information: Borrow pit: The water content of the undisturbed soil is wpit=15%. The unit...Chapter 4, Problem 4.1PSketch the compaction curve for standard proctor test and modified proctor test as shown in Figure...Given information: The specific gravity of solids is (Gs) 2.71. The volume of mold V is 943.3 cm3....Express the derived equation to relay seepage velocity (vs) and discharge velocity (v) as follows:...

Given information: The shape factor (SF) is 6.5. The void ratio of clay e is 0.5. Calculation: Find...Express Bernoulli’s equation as follows: Pρg+V22g+z=H=Constant along streamline This equation...The clay has low hydraulic conductivity and the compressibility is high. The capillary pressure will...Chapter 8, Problem 8.23PGiven information: The depth of the point from the ground level, z=4 m. The intensity of the uniform...Calculate the effective stress σ′ using the relation. σ′=σ−u Here, σ is the total stress and u is...Given information: The thickness of the clay layer (H) is 6 m. The time (t) is 12 months. The final...Given information: The thickness of sand layer (H1) is 2 m. The thickness of clay layer (H2) is 4 m....According to Mohr-Coulomb failure criteria, the value of effective stress cohesion (c′) for gravel,...Given information: The confining pressure of the clay (σ′3) at the consolidated drained triaxial...Given information: Specimen 1: The confining pressure of the clay (σ′3) for consolidated drained...Flocculation‑agglomeration is a chemical reaction that occurs when the lime is added to clayey soils...Given information: The compression index Cc is 0.5. The thickness of the clay layer (H) is 4 m. The...Show the expression for the area ratio. AR(%)=Do2−Di2Di2AR(%)∝Do2−Di2 Here, AR is the area ratio, Do...Given information: The height of the vane (h) is 127 mm. The width of the vane (d) is 63.5 mm. The...Write the equation of factor of safety (FSs) with respect to strength. FSs=τfτdτd=τfFSs (1) Here, τf...Given information: The bed slope (n′) is 2. The angle (ϕ′) of friction is 10°. The cohesion (c′) is...Given information: The depth (H) of slope is 5 m. The angle (β) of bed slope is 23°. The unit weight...Chapter 14, Problem 14.1PGiven information: The height (H) of the retaining wall is 3.05 m. The depth (H1) of water table is...Actually a key is provided to increase the passive resistance at the toe which will increase the...Given information: The cohesion (c′1) of backfill soil is 0. The unit weight (γ1) of the backfill...Given information: The cohesion (c′1) of backfill soil is 0. The unit weight (γ1) of the backfill...The general shear failure is the bearing capacity failure that occurs when the shear stress exceeds...Chapter 16, Problem 16.19CTP• Poisson’s ratio is the measure of lateral expansion or contraction compared to longitudinal...Given information: The width (B) of the continuous foundation is 2.0 m. The cone penetration...Chapter 18, Problem 18.1PGiven information: The diameter of the driven pile D is 450 mm. The length of the pile in the upper...Given information: The total load Qg on the group pile is 2,500 kN. The length Lp1 of pile in layer...The drilled shafts are cylindrical and deep; cast-in-place concrete foundations are poured in these...Given information: The diameter of shaft Ds is 1.5 m. The base diameter Db is 0.75 m. The length of...Write the equation of coefficient of variation. Coefficient of variation(%)=Standard...

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