Soil Mechanics Nomenclature

Committee of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division on Glossary of Terms and Definitions and on Soil Classification, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
1941, Soft Cover, Pg. 15

Manual of Practice No.: 22

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Manual of Practice


This manual, Soil Mechanics Nomenclature, compiles a wide range of information and vocabulary into an orderly, easy to read format. It transcribes nomenclature related to numerous topics, including a list of symbols, general terms related to soil mechanics, terms used in the description of soils and their properties, terms relating to stress, strain, and displacement, and terms relating to the consolidation of soils. This manual will be of interest to both practitioners and researchers working with soil mechanics.

Subject Headings: Consolidated soils | Soil stress | Soil mechanics | Stress strain relations | Mechanical properties | Displacement (mechanics)


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