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Chapter 3:
  Applied Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering 143 - 227
3.1
  Introduction 143
3.2
  Engineering Properties of Soils 146
3.3
  Soil Classification For Engineering Purposes 153
3.4
  Subsurface Exploration and Sampling 155
3.5
  Permeability of Soils 172
3.6
  Effective Stress and Porewater Pressure 175
3.7
  Shear Strength of Soils 177
3.8
  Fundamentals of Soil Compaction 183
3.9
  Earth pressure and Retaining Walls 188
3.10
  Requirements for Design and Construction of Foundations 193
3.11
  Bearing Capacity of Shallow Footings 195
3.12
  Settlement of Foundations and Contact Pressure 203
3.13
  Strip Foundation 210
3.14
  Spread or Pad Foundation 212
3.15
  Raft Foundation 213
3.16
  Under-reamed Pile Foundation 215
Appendix 3.1
  Details of Unified Soil Classification System 220
Appendix 3.2
  Basic Properties of Drilling Mud (Bentonite) 221
Appendix 3.3
  Method For Subsurface Sounding For Soils (Dynamic Cone Penetration Test) 221
Appendix 3.4
  Safe Bearing Capacity of Soils and Rocks 225
Appendix 3.5
  List of References 226
Chapter 4:
  Earthwork, Rock Blasting and Termite Control 229 - 279
4.1
  Earthwork 229
4.2
  Construction of Embankment 232
4.3
  Guidelines for Use of Fly Ash in Embankments 240
4.4
  Construction of Embankment under Special Conditions 244
4.5
  Earthwork in Excavation 245
4.6
  Excavation in Hard Rock Requiring Blasting 247
4.7
  Tests for Quality Control of Earthwork 251
4.8
  Excavation for Structures 252
4.9
  Shoring And Timbering 254
4.10
  Geosynthetics in Geotechnical Engineering 257
4.11
  Anti-termite Treatment 262
4.12
  Pre-construction Chemical Treatment 264
4.13
  Treatment For Existing Buildings 266
Appendix 4.1
  Specifications of Blanketing Material for Railway Works 268
Appendix 4.2
  Rock Blasting and Explosive Engineering 272
Appendix 4.3
  Recommended List of Equipment for Field Testing Laboratory 278
Appendix 4.4
  List of References 279
Chapter 5:
  Mortars and Masonry 281 - 371
5.1
  Introduction 281
  Specifications of Materials
5.2
  Bricks 282
5.3
  Cement 288
5.4
  Lime 288
5.5
  Mortar Additives 289
5.6
  Pozzolana 290
5.7
  Sand (Fine Aggregate) 291
5.8
  Water 294
 
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