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Soil classification handbook

unified soil classification system

by Amster K Howard

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Published by Geotechnical Branch, Division of Research and Laboratory Services, Engineering and Research Center, Bureau of Reclamation in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soils -- Classification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

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    Other titlesUnified soil classification system
    Statementby Amster K. Howard
    SeriesGeotechnical Branch training manual -- no. 6
    ContributionsEngineering and Research Center (U.S.). Geotechnical Branch
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13609698M

    SOIL CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS 49 Foundation Engineering Handbook, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Dheli. FCE – GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING I OSN - Lecture Notes SOIL MECHANICS AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING Soil mechanics is a branch of engineering mechanics that describes the behaviour of soils. Soil mechanics File Size: 3MB. This handbook introduces the reader to the methods and standards of the Land Use Capability (LUC) system. This system has been used in New Zealand to help achieve sustainable land development and management on individual farms, in whole catchments, and at the district, region, and the national level since A Handbook of Soil Terminology, Correlation and Classification aims to clarify this position by describing and comparing different systems and evaluating them in the context of the World Reference Base (WRB) for Soil Resources. The latter was set up to resolve these problems by creating an international 'umbrella' system for soil Range: £ - £


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