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The Resource Grounded! : amazing classroom demonstrations in soil mechanics, David J. Elton, Ph.D., P.E

Grounded! : amazing classroom demonstrations in soil mechanics, David J. Elton, Ph.D., P.E

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Grounded! : amazing classroom demonstrations in soil mechanics
Title
Grounded!
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amazing classroom demonstrations in soil mechanics
Statement of responsibility
David J. Elton, Ph.D., P.E
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Language
eng
Summary
"Elton presents 35 serious but entertaining experiments for budding scientists and engineering students that teach the fundamentals of soil mechanics and illustrate the dynamics of how soils behave and how they can be manipulated."--
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Provided by publisher
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NJQ/DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
TA710
LC item number
.E459 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Grounded! : amazing classroom demonstrations in soil mechanics, David J. Elton, Ph.D., P.E
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Grounded! : amazing classroom demonstrations in soil mechanics, David J. Elton, Ph.D., P.E
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Exploding soils -- Rice is nice : an exercise in pile capacity -- Break that block : the power of bentonite -- A retaining wall made of: paper! -- Slip slidin' away with effective stress -- Magic beaker: sand defies gravity -- Effective potato chips -- Foam balls in a pipe : soil arching -- Geotechnical Rorschach test (water flows around a drain, instead of into the drain) -- Hairy soil -- Sand cylinder hoisting -- Water that won't go through a sieve; water that does -- Dilation in someone's hand: (silty soil identification) -- Piping under a sheetpile dam -- Jar of rocks : soil void ratio, porosity, unit weight and water content of soils -- Liquefaction by upward gradient -- Blow it out : critical hydraulic gradient. flowlines -- Relative density of soil in a graduated cylinder -- Soil filter demonstration using marbles -- Sand in a jar, strong as you are -- Slinky shear waves (and compression ones, too!) -- Soil bridge in a tube -- Capillarity and cotton balls, plus (bonus!) non-woven geotextile strength demonstration -- Stick slip behavior -- Tilt me up Scotty : interface friction -- Soils relaxing : the angle of repose -- Falling head over heels for permeability : the permeability of ooblech -- Bulking of soils : aka, less soil for your money -- Geotextile puncture test -- Soil dilation and compaction using ping pong balls -- Campus geology tour -- Settlement rates of soils in jars -- Bearing capacity : bigger is better -- Retaining wall in a box -- Rockfall simulator lab
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
xiii, 191 pages
Isbn
9780784413920
Isbn Type
(print : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015000859
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)900665814

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