Structural Foundation Designers' Manual

  • ID: 2182040
  • Book
  • 392 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This major reference work deals with the whole of structural foundation design from a practical engineering viewpoint. It draws on many years′ experience in the authors′ firm and covers foundation design and construction techniques for both straightforward and difficult sites, such as reclaimed land. It is highly illustrated and features step–by–step worked examples.

The Second Edition, the first in 12 years, covers changes to British Standards and new guidelines on ground contamination.

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Part 1 Approach and First Considerations: Principles of foundation design; Soil mechanics, lab testing and geology; Ground investigation; Part 2 Special and Further Considerations:Topography and its influence on site development; Contaminated and derelict sites; Mining and other subsidence; Fill; Ground improvement methods; Part 3 Foundation Types – Selection and Design: Foundation types; Foundation selection and design procedures; Design of pads, strips and continuous foundations; Tied and balanced foundations; Raft foundations; Piles; Retaining wall, basement walls, slip circles and underpinning; Appendices; Index
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This book is very well illustrated and has adequate reference to thoer reference books. this book should be on the book shelf of every practising engineer′ THe Institution of Structural Engineers.
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