How Does Soil Behave and Why Does It Behave That Way?Soil Mechanics Fundamentals and Applications, Second Edition effectively explores the nature of soil, explains the principles of soil mechanics, and examines soil as an engineering material. This latest edition includes all the fundamental concepts of soil mechanics, as well as an introduction to

Introduction. Physical Properties of Soil. Clays and Their Behavior. Soil Classifications. Compaction. Flow of Water Through Soils. Effective Stress. Stress Increments in Soil Mass. Settlements. Mohr's Circles in Soil Mechanics. Shear Strength. Lateral Earth Pressures. Site Exploration. Bearing Capacity and Shallow Foundations. Deep Foundation. Slope Stability.