Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

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This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to achieve effective and economic foundation designs. This second edition of Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings has been completely updated in line with the new government guidelines on contaminated land and brown-field sites. The book includes well-detailed design solutions and calculations, actual case histories, illustrations, design charts and check lists, making it a user-friendly reference for contractors, structural engineers, architects and students who have to deal with foundations for low-rise buildings on sites with difficult ground conditions.The sub- base will need to be laid in 200 mm layers and given six passes of a Bomag 65 vibratory roller (Fig. 6.17). The raft must be ... 6.2: dumpling heave. Example 6.4 Site investigation Structural foundations manual for low-rise buildings 226.

Title:Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings
Author:Michael F. Atkinson
Publisher:CRC Press - 2003-11-04


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