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MindTap® Engineering, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Das' Principles of Foundation Engineering, SI Edition, 8th Edition

  • Braja M. Das California State University, Sacramento
  • ISBN-10: 130525323X  |  ISBN-13: 9781305253230
  • © 2016 | Published
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MindTap Engineering for Das' SI Principles of Foundation Engineering, 8E is a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments and activities that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking, allowing you to measure skills and outcomes with ease. Relevant readings, multimedia, and activities take students up the levels of learning, from basic knowledge to analysis and application. Personalized teaching is yours through a Learning Path built with key student objectives and your syllabus in mind. Control and shape what students see and when they see it. Analytics and reports provide a dynamic snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion rates.

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  • Control and shape what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
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  • Access powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time spent in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower and motivate students with the information to know where they stand at all times – both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
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The MindTap Learning Path guides students through readings, multimedia, and activities designed to follow the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension up to analysis and application. By hiding, rearranging, or adding your own content, you control what students see and when they see it and match the Learning Path to your course syllabus exactly.


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MindTap® Engineering, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Das/Sivakugan's Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering  (ISBN-10: 1305253787 | ISBN-13: 9781305253780)

MindTap™ Engineering for Das/Sivakugan's Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering, 2nd Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage.

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MindTap® Engineering, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Das/Sivakugan's Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering  (ISBN-10: 1305253787 | ISBN-13: 9781305253780)

MindTap™ Engineering for Das/Sivakugan's Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering, 2nd Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 12 months of usage.

List Price = $136.00  | CengageBrain Price = $136.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $136.00

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Braja M. Das

Dr. Braja Das is Dean Emeritus of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at California State University, Sacramento. He received his M.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Iowa and his Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. He is the author of a number of geotechnical engineering texts and reference books and more than 250 technical papers in the area of geotechnical engineering. His primary areas of research include shallow foundations, earth anchors, and geosynthetics. Dr. Das is a Fellow and Life Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Life Member of the American Society for Engineering Education, and an Emeritus Member of the Chemical and Mechanical Stabilization Committee of the Transportation Research Board of the National Research Council (Washington D.C.). He has received numerous awards for teaching excellence, including the AMOCO Foundation Award, the AT&T Award for Teaching Excellence from the American Society for Engineering Education, the Ralph Teetor Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence from the University of Texas at El Paso.