I prefer this approach to the more mechanical cookbook approach in which equations and methods are emphasized over theory. If the students are committed and dedicated to reading the text, they will find a wealth of useful information that compliments classroom lectures, and homework problems. He has worked for the California Dept. His research interests and publications are mostly on geosynthetics, soil improvement, foundations, and soil properties. He is author, co-author, or editor of 23 books and book chapters, as well as more than technical papers, discussions, reviews, and major reports.
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He has worked for the California Dept. His research interests and publications are mostly on geosynthetics, soil improvement, foundations, and soil properties. He is author, co-author, or editor of 23 books and book chapters, as well as more than technical papers, discussions, reviews, and major reports. He has taught numerous short courses and given many presentations at seminars and conferences, both in the U. Throughout his academic career, Professor Holtz has had an active consulting practice, involving geosynthetics, foundations, soil reinforcing, soil improvement, properties and containment of nuclear wastes, slope stability and landslides, investigation of failures, and acting as an expert witness.
His clients have included federal, state, and local public agencies, civil and geotechnical engineering consultants and contractors, attorneys, and manufacturers, both in North America and overseas.
William D. Kovacs, F. He is the author and co-author of over sixty-five publications. A registered professional engineer, a member of the Chi Epsilon Civil Engineering Honor Society, and a recipient of predoctoral grants in and , Dr. Kovacs received his Ph. Thomas C. Sheahan received his Sc. He is licensed as a professional engineer in California and Massachusetts.
An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering
Robert D. Holtz provides descriptive, elementary introduction to geotechnical engineering with functions to civil engineering practice. The text offers information that goes beyond a typical undergraduate soil mechanics course. So you may retain for future use and reference, whether you select to go to graduate college or engineering practice.
AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING HOLTZ PDF
Moogur This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Luke Demmel rated it did not like it Feb 09, Manh Pham added it May 29, Swift service, awesome seller Vincenzo Buscema marked it as introfuction Jun 01, Eugenio Victorio rated it liked it Jun 30, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Holtz, University of Washington William D. Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. Seja o primeiro a avaliar este item. Chapter 3 on Geology, Landforms, and Origin of Engkneering is new to this edition because these topics are so critical to understanding the properties and subsequent behavior of geo-materials under various loading conditions.