Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook, 2nd Edition

Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook, 2nd Edition

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Standard and advanced methods for every type of foundation engineering Incorporating the expertise of a distinguished team of soil and foundation engineers, this expanded and updated Handbook clarifies and simplifies every part of the job, from site assessment through design and construction, to remediation of failed foundations. Here are proven, expert design alternatives for even substandard soil and challenging site conditions, with example problems for any type of structure. You get not only important how-to's, but equally vital how-not-to's that prevent costly damage to structures and professional reputations. Handy illustrations, charts, tables, and case-study examples ease your work. You also get full coverage of failure analysis and repairs New in this edition are treatments of forensics investigations; grouting substandard soils; special coverage of lightly loaded foundations, pier and beam, as well as conventional and post-tension slabs; advice on litigation and role of expert witnesseses; and much more.Foundation, geotechnical, and soil engineering as well as repair experts provide the answers you want on-- Appraisals Bearing Capacity Concrete Mix Properties Construction Issues Design Analysis Design Finalization Design Parameters Design ...

Title:Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook, 2nd Edition
Author:Robert Brown
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2000-10-13


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