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Foundation Engineering Handbook 2/E : Mechanical Engineering - Robert Day

Foundation Engineering Handbook 2/E

Mechanical Engineering

Hardcover Published: 12th August 2010
ISBN: 9780071740098
Number Of Pages: 1008

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A fully up-to-date and practical guide to foundation engineering

"Foundation Engineering Handbook, Second Edition" offers complete coverage of foundation engineering, emphasizing the geotechnical aspects and the use of the 2009 International Building Code (IBC). The book explains how to develop a complete program of foundation investigation, conduct geotechnical field and laboratory studies, and analyze data for the design of foundations. Evaluating construction and preparing foundation engineering reports are also covered in this comprehensive resource.

"Foundation Engineering Handbook, Second Edition": Is updated for the 2009 IBC Covers foundation investigation and design analysis Includes geotechnical field and laboratory studies Discusses engineering evaluation of foundation construction Explains how to prepare foundation engineering reports

Complete coverage of foundation engineering:
Geotechnical Engineering; Subsurface Exploration; Laboratory Testing; Soil Mechanics; Foundation Design; Shallow and Deep Foundations; Bearing Capacity of Foundations; Settlement of Foundations; Consolidation; Foundations on Expansive Soil; Slope Stability; Retaining Walls; Foundation Deterioration and Cracking; Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Soils; Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Foundations and Retaining Walls; Foundation Construction; Grading and Other Soil Improvement Methods; Foundation Excavation, Underpinning, and Field Load Tests; Geosynthetics and Instrumentation; 2009 International Building Codes; International Building Code Regulations for Soils; International Building Code Regulations for Foundations

Introduction
Geotechnical Engineering
Subsurface Exploration
Laboratory Testing
Soil Mechanics
Foundation Design
Shallow and Deep Foundations
Bearing Capacity of Foundations
Settlement of Foundations
Consolidation
Foundations on Expansive Soil
Slope Stability
Retaining Walls
Foundation Deterioration and Cracking
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Soils
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Foundations and Retaining Walls
Foundation Construction
Grading and Other Soil Improvement Methods
Foundation Excavation, Underpinning, and Field Load Tests
Geosynthetics and Instrumentation
2009 International Building Code
International Building Code Regulations for Soils
International Building Code Regulations for Foundations
Glossary
Example of a Foundation Engineering Report
Solution to Problems
Conversion Factors
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780071740098
ISBN-10: 0071740090
Series: Mechanical Engineering
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1008
Published: 12th August 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 20.0  x 5.8
Weight (kg): 1.46
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised