Geotechnical Design, Construction and Verification: ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering Volume 2

J. Burland, T. Chapman, H. Skinner and M. Brown

Price: £ 156.00

ISBN: 9780727757098

Format: Hardbound

Publish Date: 20/02/2012

Publisher: ICE Publishing

Page Size: 276x219

Number of Pages: 826

Geotechnical Design, Construction and Verification: ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering Volume 2

Description

Written and edited by a wide selection of leading specialists, ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering is an authoritative and comprehensive reference resouce, providing the core geotechnical engineering principles, practical techniques, and the major questions engineers should keep in mind when dealing with real-world engineering challenges – all within a consistently coherent framework.

This is the second volume of the 2 volume work: ICE Manual of Geotechnical Engineering.

This volume looks at how to apply geotechnical knowledge in the construction process; tackling onsite, practical situations, including design.

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Contents

DESIGN OF FOUNDATIONS
• Foundation types and conceptual design principles
• Shallow foundations
• Single piles
• Pile groups
• Rafts and Piled Rafts
• Global ground movements and effects on piles
• Building on fills
• Design principles for ground improvement
• Foundations subject to cyclic and dynamic loads

DESIGN OF RETAINING STRUCTURES
• Types of retaining walls
• Principles of retaining wall design
• Geotechnical design of retaining walls
• Geotechnical design of retaining wall support systems
• Geotechnical design of retaining wall support systems
• Holistic considerations for complete underground structure

DESIGN OF EARTHWORKS, SLOPES AND PAVEMENTS
• Earthwork design principles
• Design of new earthworks
• Asset management & remedial design
• Slope stabilisation methods
• Design of soil reinforced slopes and structures
• Design of soil nails
• Earthworks material specification, compaction and control Issues for pavement design

CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES
• Procurement and specification
• Types of bearing piles
• Sequencing
• Piling problems
• Underpinning
• Ground improvement
• Embedded walls
• Groundwater control
• Soil reinforcement construction
• Rock stabilisation
• Soil nailing
• Ground anchors
• Grouting and soil mixing
• Modular foundations
• Quality assurance

CONSTRUCTION VERIFICATION
• Principles of geotechnical monitoring
• Types of geotechnical instrumentation and their usage
• Role of site supervision
• Pile integrity testing
• Pile capacity testing
• Materials and material testing for foundations
• Observational method
• Close-out reports