Effective Site Investigation

Site Investigation Steering Group

Price: £ 48.00

ISBN: 9780727735058

Format: Paperbound

Publish Date: 26/04/2013

Publisher: ICE Publishing

Page Size: 297x210mm

Number of Pages: 96

Effective Site Investigation


Effective Site Investigation provides an introductory guide to accepted best practice for site investigations, both for construction professionals such as civil and structural engineers, builders and architects, and for their clients. It has been prepared by the Site Investigation Steering Group, a multidisciplinary body representing those professional institutions, learned societies, trade organisations and government agencies involved or affected by site investigations.

The second edition represents a major revision and extension of the series with the aim of bringing together the whole site investigation industry and is intended for general application to all ground investigation work.

This is the second book published in the bestselling Site Investigation in Construction series. Also available: UK Specification for Ground Investigation.



• Executive Summary
1. Introduction
2. Why carry out site investigation
3. Objectives
4. Site investigation processes
5. Enabling factors
6. Tactics
7. Transferring Information