Foundation Behavior and Repair

Foundation Behavior and Repair
Author: Robert Wade Brown
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Total Pages: 271
Release: 1992
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Foundations
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundation Behavior and Repair Book Excerpt:

All aspects of foundation behavior, design, failure, and repair are covered in this complete guide. Topics of concern include water behavior in soils; land planning and site preparation; soil mechanics; general properties of concrete; foundation design; soil stabilization; foundation failure; foundation repair procedures; preventive maintenance; foundation inspection and evaluation; and foundation engineering. 130 illustrations are provided, as is an index.

Design and Repair of Residential and Light Commercial Foundations

Design and Repair of Residential and Light Commercial Foundations
Author: Robert Wade Brown
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Total Pages: 241
Release: 1990
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Design and Repair of Residential and Light Commercial Foundations Book Excerpt:

This text will guide the soil and foundation engineer as well as the general building contractor, using the background on the basics of soil mechanics, on how to properly design and construct a light concrete slab-on-grade foundation for a particular site and soil condition. Background theory and knowledge on basic soil mechanics will also be provided. In addition, the book will explain what to do when things go wrong - for example, as often happens with expansive clay soils, including the latest chemical and mechanical technologies available for soil and foundation stabilization. Useful tips are given for foundation inspection.

Foundation Behavior and Repair

Foundation Behavior and Repair
Author: Robert Wade Brown
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Total Pages: 354
Release: 1997-01-01
ISBN: 9780070082045
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundation Behavior and Repair Book Excerpt:

Brown provides a comprehensive source of information on foundation construction and behaviour in residential and light commercial structures, including foundation design, evaluation guidelines, site preparation and the chemistry of cement

Construction Technology For Tall Buildings 4th Edition

Construction Technology For Tall Buildings  4th Edition
Author: Chew Yit Lin Michael
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 428
Release: 2012-06-04
ISBN: 9814397415
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Technology For Tall Buildings 4th Edition Book Excerpt:

This book introduces the latest construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. It attempts to acquaint readers with the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings.The text progresses through the stages of site investigation, excavation and foundations, basement construction, structural systems for the superstructure, site and material handling, wall and floor construction, cladding and roof construction. The construction sequence, merits and limitations of the various proprietary systems commonly used in these respective stages are discussed. This fourth edition also includes several new topics not covered in the previous edition.The target readers are practitioners and students in the related professions including architecture, engineering, building, real estate, construction, project and facilities management, and quantity and land surveying.

Construction Technology for Tall Buildings

Construction Technology for Tall Buildings
Author: Michael Yit Lin Chew
Publsiher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2009-01-13
ISBN: 9813101288
Category: Architecture
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Technology for Tall Buildings Book Excerpt:

This book introduces the latest construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. It attempts to acquaint readers with the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings. The text progresses through the stages of site investigation, excavation and foundations, basement construction, structural systems for the superstructure, site and material handling, wall and floor construction, cladding and roof construction. The construction sequence, merits and limitations of the various proprietary systems commonly used in these respective stages are discussed. This third edition also includes several new topics not covered in the previous edition.

Construction Technology for Tall Buildings

Construction Technology for Tall Buildings
Author: Michael Yit Lin Chew
Publsiher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Total Pages: 436
Release: 2000-12-29
ISBN: 9813102721
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Technology for Tall Buildings Book Excerpt:

This new edition of Construction Technology for Tall Buildings comprehensively revises and expands the previous edition, incorporating new topics and many new figures. The text introduces the latest construction practices and processes for tall buildings from foundation to roof. It acquaints the reader with the methods, materials, equipment and systems used for the construction of tall buildings. The book progresses through the stages of site investigation, excavation and foundations, basement construction, structural systems for the superstructure, site and material handling, wall and floor construction, cladding and roof construction. The construction sequence, and the merits and limitations of the various proprietary systems commonly used in these stages, are discussed. The target readers are practitioners and students in the related professions, including architecture, engineering, building, real estate, project and property management, quantity and land surveying.

Builder s Guide to Foundations Floor Framing

Builder s Guide to Foundations   Floor Framing
Author: Dan Ramsey
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Total Pages: 312
Release: 1995
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Builder s Guide to Foundations Floor Framing Book Excerpt:

A comprehensive and knowledgeable guide that takes the reader from foundation basics through floor framing and shows how to turn an improving market into profits.

Foundation Engineering Handbook

Foundation Engineering Handbook
Author: Robert Day
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 1010
Release: 2005-12-12
ISBN: 0071501509
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundation Engineering Handbook Book Excerpt:

This practical resource focuses on foundation engineering, emphasizing the geotechnical aspects and the use of the International Building Code(R). Develop a complete program of foundation investigation Deal with geotechnical field and laboratory studies Analyze data for the design of foundations Carry out an engineering evaluation of foundation construction Prepare foundation engineering reports

Foundation Engineering Handbook 2 E

Foundation Engineering Handbook 2 E
Author: Robert Day
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 1008
Release: 2010-09-13
ISBN: 0071740104
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundation Engineering Handbook 2 E Book Excerpt:

A fully up-to-date, practical guide to foundation engineering Revised to cover the 2009 International Building Code, Foundation Engineering Handbook, Second Edition presents basic geotechnical field and laboratory studies, such as subsurface exploration and laboratory testing of soil, rock, and groundwater samples. The book then discusses the geotechnical aspects of foundation engineering, including conditions commonly encountered by design engineers--settlement, expansive soil, and slope stability. Details on the performance or engineering evaluation of foundation construction and the application of the 2009 International Building Code are included in this valuable resource. FOUNDATION ENGINEERING HANDBOOK, SECOND EDITION COVERS: Subsurface exploration Laboratory testing Soil mechanics Shallow and deep foundations Bearing capacity and settlement of foundations Foundations on expansive soil Slope stability Retaining walls Foundation deterioration and cracking Geotechnical earthquake engineering for soils, foundations, and retaining walls Grading and other soil improvement methods Foundation excavation, underpinning, and field load tests Geosynthetics and instrumentation 2009 International Building Code regulations for soils and foundations

Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering

Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering
Author: Robert Day,Robert W. Day
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 480
Release: 1999
ISBN: 9780070164444
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering Book Excerpt:

Learn how to conduct a professional forensic geotechnical and foundation investigation Clearly written and easy to use, this authoritative book shows you step-by-step how to: INVESTIGATE damage, deterioration, or collapse in a structure EVALUATE problems caused by settlement, expansive soil, slope movement, moisture intrusion, and more INVESTIGATE damage from earthquakes and other natural causes DETERMINE what caused the damage DEVELOP repair recommendations PREPARE files and reports AVOID civil liability No matter what caused the structural damage, this book will help you pinpoint it and, if necessary, suggest a remedy. With advice on all aspects of the process, from accepting the assignment to testifying compellingly, this book is your all-in-one guide to geotechnical and foundation investigations in forensic engineering.

Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering

Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering
Author: Robert W. Day
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 852
Release: 1999
ISBN: 9780071341387
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering Book Excerpt:

Designed to give engineers a crash course in all aspects of modern geotechnical and foundation engineering Takes readers step-by-step through the typical process of a design project--from proposal-writing to the final preparation of the "as built" report Includes numerous visual aids: photographs, charts, tables, and more than 350 illustrations

Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook

Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook
Author: Robert T. Ratay
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 808
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780070526679
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook Book Excerpt:

Presenting procedures; warnings; and advice how to deal with clients; this practical guide explains how to become proficient in the field; from standards and regulations; to the analysis of structural defects and failures of materials. --

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook Second Edition

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook  Second Edition
Author: Robert W. Day
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 1088
Release: 2012-10-01
ISBN: 0071789723
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook Second Edition Book Excerpt:

Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering data Fully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook, Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format. This practical resource is filled with essential data, formulas, and guidelines you can access right away. Detailed tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are included throughout the book for ease of use in the field. Coverage includes: Field exploration Laboratory testing Soil and rock classification Phase relationships Effective stress and stress distribution Shear strength Permeability and seepage Settlement analyses Bearing capacity analyses Pavement and pipeline design Expansive soil Slope stability Geotechnical earthquake engineering Erosion analyses Retaining walls Deterioration Foundations Grading and other site improvement methods Groundwater and percolation tests Excavation, underpinning, and field lead tests Geosynthetics Instrumentation International Building Code regulations for soils International Building Code regulations for foundations

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook Second Edition

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook  Second Edition
Author: Robert Day
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 1090
Release: 2012-03-01
ISBN: 0071789715
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Engineers Portable Handbook Second Edition Book Excerpt:

Instant access to the latest geotechnical engineering data Fully updated to include the 2012 International Building Code (IBC), Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook, Second Edition, features a wealth of on-the-job geotechnical and construction related information in a convenient, quick-reference format. This practical resource is filled with essential data, formulas, and guidelines you can access right away. Detailed tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations are included throughout the book for ease of use in the field. Coverage includes: Field exploration Laboratory testing Soil and rock classification Phase relationships Effective stress and stress distribution Shear strength Permeability and seepage Settlement analyses Bearing capacity analyses Pavement and pipeline design Expansive soil Slope stability Geotechnical earthquake engineering Erosion analyses Retaining walls Deterioration Foundations Grading and other site improvement methods Groundwater and percolation tests Excavation, underpinning, and field lead tests Geosynthetics Instrumentation International Building Code regulations for soils International Building Code regulations for foundations

Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook

Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook
Author: Robert Wade Brown
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Total Pages: 1104
Release: 2001
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook Book Excerpt:

With the emphasis on visual aspects by including numerous charts, tables, and illustrations, this handbook presents practical information on oil and foundation engineering. A distinguished team of engineers takes the reader step by step through site development, soil mechanics, and foundation design analysis and construction techniques. New material is added on grouting foundation repair, forensic investigations, and residential and light construction procedures. 750 illus.

Geotechnical Engineer s Portable Handbook

Geotechnical Engineer s Portable Handbook
Author: Robert Day
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Professional Pub
Total Pages: 802
Release: 2000
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Engineer s Portable Handbook Book Excerpt:

One-volume library of instant geotechnical and foundation data Now for the first time ever, geotechnical, foundation, and civil engineers...geologists...architects, planners, and construction managers can quickly find information they must refer to every working day, in one compact source. Edited by Robert W. Day, the time -and effort-saving Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook gives you field exploration guidelines and lab procedures. You'll find soil and rock classification, basic phase relationships, and all the tables and charts you need for stress distribution, pavement, and pipeline design. You also get abundant information on all types of geotechnical analyses, including settlement, bearing capacity, expansive soil, slope stability - plus coverage of retaining walls and building foundations. Other construction-related topics covered include grading, instrumentation, excavation, underpinning, groundwater control and more.

Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook 2nd Edition

Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook  2nd Edition
Author: Robert Brown
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 1228
Release: 2000-10-13
ISBN: 9780071500272
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook 2nd Edition Book Excerpt:

Standard and advanced methods for every type of foundation engineering Incorporating the expertise of a distinguished team of soil and foundation engineers, this expanded and updated Handbook clarifies and simplifies every part of the job, from site assessment through design and construction, to remediation of failed foundations. Here are proven, expert design alternatives for even substandard soil and challenging site conditions, with example problems for any type of structure. You get not only important how-to's, but equally vital how-not-to's that prevent costly damage to structures and professional reputations. Handy illustrations, charts, tables, and case-study examples ease your work. You also get full coverage of failure analysis and repairs New in this edition are treatments of forensics investigations; grouting substandard soils; special coverage of lightly loaded foundations, pier and beam, as well as conventional and post-tension slabs; advice on litigation and role of expert witnesseses; and much more.

Sci tech News

Sci tech News
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 388
Release: 1997
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sci tech News Book Excerpt:

Foundation Repair Manual

Foundation Repair Manual
Author: Robert Wade Brown
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 280
Release: 1999
ISBN: 9780070082441
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundation Repair Manual Book Excerpt:

The #1 guide to foundation repair This book offers the most authoritative source of information on repairing damaged foundations, with excellent advice on maintenance and preventative measures designed to avoid the need for repair. You get state-of-the-art methods in foundation repair; clear guidance on choosing the right methods for the job; up-to-date techniques for preventing, evaluating, and reversing damage from expansive soils; expert instruction in hands-on techniques such as shimming interior pier caps and underpinning perimeter beams; help with mudjacking, deep pressure grouting, and chemical stabilization; foundation troubleshooting tips; preventative measures, including drainage, moisture barriers, and vegetation control; establishing the need for repair - plus help with estimates.

Field Guide to Crack Patterns in Buildings

Field Guide to Crack Patterns in Buildings
Author: Harry S. Audell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 71
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Buildings
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Field Guide to Crack Patterns in Buildings Book Excerpt: