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Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook

ISBN-10: 0071351396

ISBN-13: 9780071351393

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Robert Wade Brown

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Description:

This text represents a comprehensive and authoritative reference on the construction and repair of structural foundations. It has coverage of site development, structural failure, and foundation repair for residential and light commercial buildings.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1228
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.334
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
Introduction
Foundation and Civil Engineering Site Development
Water Behavior in Soilsp. 1.3
Site Preparationp. 1.23
Soil Mechanics and Foundation Design Parameters
Soil Mechanicsp. 2.3
Shallow Foundationsp. 2.65
Fundamentals of Foundation Construction and Design
Concretep. 3.3
Reinforced Concrete Foundations
Fundamentals of Reinforced Concretep. 4.3
Foundation Designp. 4.53
Pile Foundationsp. 4.87
Residential and Lightly Loaded Foundations: Design Parameters and Procedures
Design Parameters and Proceduresp. 5.3
Soil Improvement and Stabilization
Nongrouting Techniquesp. 6.3
Grouting to Improve Foundation Soilp. 6.341
Foundation Failure and Repair: Residential and Light Commercial Buildings
Cause of Foundation Problemsp. 7.3
Foundation Repair Proceduresp. 7.21
Preventive Maintenancep. 7.149
Foundation Inspection and Property Evaluation for the Residential Buyerp. 7.159
Referencesp. 7.179
Foundation Failures and Repair: High-Rise and Heavy Construction
Foundation Failures and Repair: High Rise and Heavy Constructionp. 8.3
Miscellaneous Concerns
Forensic Engineeringp. 9.3
HUDp. 9.21
Legal Aspects of Engineers and Lawyers Involved in Foundation Failure Analysis and Repairp. 9.45
Appendix - Conversion Tablesp. A.1
Indexp. I.1
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