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Author Davis, Tim, 1954-
Title Geotechnical testing, observation, and documentation [electronic resource] / Tim Davis.
Publication Info. Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, c2008.
Edition 2nd ed.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Knovel    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xi, 214 p.) : ill., forms.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Ch. 1. The classification of soil -- Ch. 2. Exploration techniques and sampling methods -- Ch. 3. Basic laboratory tests -- Ch. 4. Field density tests -- Ch. 5. Soil engineering for the technician -- Ch. 6. Geology for the technician -- Ch. 7. Project management for the technician -- Ch. 8. Loss prevention -- Ch. 9. Safety in the field -- Ch. 10. Putting it all together : an example project -- Ch. 11. A technician's quick reference -- App. A. Glossary of geotechnical-related terms -- App. B. Answer keys -- App. C. Sample field forms and details -- Afterword / Robert D. King.
Summary "Geotechnical Testing, Observation, and Documentation, Second Edition, is valuable for training new technicians and providing a refresher course for veterans. Soil technicians contemplating the NICET or ICC certification exams will find Tim Davis's book an essential test preparation aid."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Soils -- Testing.
Soil mechanics.
Related To Print version: Davis, Tim, 1954- Geotechnical testing, observation, and documentation. 2nd ed. Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, c2008 (DLC) 2008030271
Standard No. 764547665 782955217
ISBN 9780784472095 (electronic bk.)
0784472092 (electronic bk.)
9780784409497 (pbk.)
0784409498 (pbk.)
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