Building on Soft Soils
Design and Construction of Earth Structures Both on and into Highly Compressible Subsoils of Low Bearing Capacity
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Building on Soft Soils by CUR Centre For Civil Engineering
Book DescriptionA comprehensive practical manual covering all aspects of this field, this book covers everything from the pre-design stage up to, and including, the actual use (including maintenance) of the completed structures. Much attention is given to the calculation methods available for design and construction, including establishing the soil parameters required, with emphasis placed on probabilistic safety analysis. This informative book includes an inventory of: * the properties of natural types of soil, secondary materials, and light-weight materials * raising and filling construction methods * techniques and methods to speed up consolidation and limit deformation Compiled by researchers from Fugro, Delft Geotechnics and several other Dutch contractors, it includes useful appendices focusing on particular points of interest from the preceding chapters.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789054101468
(254mm x 178mm x 23mm)
Imprint: A A Balkema Publishers
Publisher: A A Balkema Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1996
Country of Publication: Netherlands
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