Helps students to learn how to conduct a site investigation, acquire an understanding of the physical and mechanical properties of soils. This book discusses and demonstrates contemporary ideas and methods of interpreting the physical and mechanical properties of soils for both fundamental knowledge and for practical applications.
Muniram (Muni) Budhu is Professor of Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. He received his BSc (First Class Honors) in Civil Engineering from the University of the West Indies and his PhD in Soil Mechanics from Cambridge University, England. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Dr. Budhu served on the faculty at the University of Guyana; McMaster University, Canada and the State University of New York at Buffalo. He spent sabbaticals as visiting Professor at St. Catherine s College, Oxford University; Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich(Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich), and theUniversity of Western Australia.
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