The PCA Soil Primer furnishes engineers with basic information on soil with regard to its influence on the design, construction, and performance of concrete, soil-cement, and other types of pavement. Definitions of soil terms are provided and tests commonly employed by soil technicians are described.
Chapter 1: Soil Terminology and Soil Identification Properties
Chapter 2: Soil Condition and Related Tests
Chapter 3: Soil Classification Systems
Chapter 4: Engineering Properties of Soils
Chapter 5: Soil Surveys and Soil Sampling
Chapter 6: Examples of Soil Surveys, Tests, and Analyses