Issue Date: March/April 2008


GEOSTRATA, 2008, March/April, 32-37   Figure 1.  Karl Terzaghi. Karl Terzaghi (1883-1963) was the first to elaborate a comprehensive mechanics of soils with his publication of Erdbaumechanik in 1925. His recognition and formulation of the effective stress principle and its influence on settlement analysis, strength, permeability, and erosion of soils was his most prodigious contribution. […]

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