Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual

Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual

Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual

Now in its ninth edition, Soil Mechanics Laboratory Manual covers the essential properties of soils and their behavior under stress and strain and provides clear, step-by-step explanations for conducting typical soil tests. This market-leading text also offers careful explanations of laboratory procedures in order to help reduce errors and improve safety.


"This text offers a streamlined version of the ASTM standards, which is helpful for students. The example data sets provided within the lab experiments are quite valuable, and that is one of the reasons that I like this lab manual."--Charles E. Pierce, University of South Carolina

"This lab manual is designed and written in a clear and straightforward manner, which will make lab teaching and understanding easier. That is what students like and want."--Mamadou Fall, University of Ottawa

"I like the fact that units are illustrated in the formulas. This manual is simple to read, the illustrations are great, and the order of the experiments matches how I conduct the lab."--Mohamad Mustafa, Savannah State University

About the Author

Braja M. Das is a retired geotechnical engineer and Dean Emeritus of the School of Engineering and Computer Science at California...

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