Pile Design and Construction Rules of Thumb

Pile Design and Construction Rules of Thumb
Author: Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 378
Release: 2016-02-20
ISBN: 0128042346
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Pile Design and Construction Rules of Thumb presents Geotechnical and Civil Engineers a comprehensive coverage of Pile Foundation related theory and practice. Based on the author’s experience as a PE, the book brings concise theory and extensive calculations, examples and case studies that can be easily applied by professional in their day-to-day challenges. In its first part, the book covers the fundamentals of Pile Selection: Soil investigation, condition, pile types and how to choose them. In the second part it addresses the Design of Pile Foundations, including different types of soils, pile groups, pile settlement and pile design in rock. Next, the most extensive part covers Design Strategies and contains chapters on loading analysis, load distribution, negative skin friction, design for expansive soils, wave equation analysis, batter piles, seismic analysis and the use of softwares for design aid. The fourth part covers Construction Methods including hammers, Inspection, cost estimation, load tests, offshore piling, beams and caps. In this new and updated edition the author has incorporated new pile designs such as helical, composite, wind turbine monopiles, and spiral coil energy piles. All calculations have been updated to most current materials characteristics and designs available in the market. Also, new chapters on negative skin friction, pile driving, and pile load testing have been added. Practicing Geotechnical, and Civil Engineers will find in this book an excellent handbook for frequent consult, benefiting from the clear and direct calculations, examples, and cases. Civil Engineering preparing for PE exams may benefit from the extensive coverage of the subject. Convenient for day-to-day consults; Numerous design examples for sandy soils, clay soils, and seismic loadings; Now including helical, composite, wind turbine monopiles, and spiral coil energy piles; Methodologies and case studies for different pile types; Serves as PE exam preparation material.

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb
Author: Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2016-09-02
ISBN: 0128094990
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb Book Excerpt:

Construction Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb begins with a brief, but rigorous, introduction to the mathematics behind the equations that is followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications for all aspects of construction engineering. Design examples with step-by-step solutions, along with a generous amount of tables, schematics, and calculations are provided to facilitate more accurate solutions through all phases of a project, from planning, through construction and completion. Includes easy-to-read and understand tables, schematics, and calculations Presents examples with step-by-step calculations in both US and SI metric units Provides users with an illustrated, easy-to-understand approach to equations and calculation methods

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb
Author: Ruwan Rajapakse
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 511
Release: 2008-01-01
ISBN: 9780750687645
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb Book Excerpt:

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations Manual offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calculation methods used in of soil and geotechnical engineering. A one stop guide to the foundation design, pile foundation design, earth retaining structures, soil stabilization techniques and computer software, this book places calculations for almost all aspects of geotechnical engineering at your finger tips. In this book, theories is explained in a nutshell and then the calculation is presented and solved in an illustrated, step-by-step fashion. All calculations are provided in both fps and SI units. The manual includes topics such as shallow foundations, deep foundations, earth retaining structures, rock mechanics and tunnelling. In this book, the author's done all the heavy number-crunching for you, so you get instant, ready-to-apply data on activities such as: hard ground tunnelling, soft ground tunnelling, reinforced earth retaining walls, geotechnical aspects of wetland mitigation and geotechnical aspects of landfill design. • Easy-to-understand approach the formulas and calculations • Covers calculations for foundation,earthworks and/or pavement subgrades • Provides common codes for working with computer software • All calculations are provided in both US and SI units

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb
Author: Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 566
Release: 2015-11-01
ISBN: 9780128046982
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb Book Excerpt:

Geotechnical Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb, Second Edition, offers geotechnical, civil and structural engineers a concise, easy-to-understand approach to selecting the right formula and solving even most difficult calculations in geotechnical engineering. A "quick look up guide", this book places formulas and calculations at the reader's finger tips. In this book, theories are explained in a "nutshell" and then the calculation is presented and solved in an illustrated, step-by-step fashion. In its first part, the book covers the fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering: Soil investigation, condition and theoretical concepts. In the second part it addresses Shallow Foundations, including bearing capacity, elastic settlement, foundation reinforcement, grillage design, footings, geogrids, tie and grade beams, and drainage. This session ends with a chapter on selecting foundation types. The next part covers Earth Retaining Structures and contains chapters on its basic concepts and types, gabion walls and reinforced earth walls. The following part covers Geotechnical Engineering Strategies providing coverage of softwares, instrumentation, excavations, raft design, rock mechanics, dip angle and strike, rock stabilization equipment, soil anchors, tunnel design, seismology, geosynthetics, and slurry cutoff walls. The final part is on Pile Foundations including content on design on sandy soils, clay soils, pin piles, negative skin friction, caissons and pile clusters. In this new and updated edition the author has incorporated new software calculation tools, current techniques for foundation design, liquefaction information, seismic studies, laboratory soil tests, geophysical techniques, new concepts for foundation design and Dam designs. All calculations have been updated to most current material characteristics available in the market. Practicing Geotechnical, Civil and Structural Engineers may find in this book an excellent companion to their day-to day work, benefiting from the clear and direct calculations, examples, and cases. Civil Engineering students may find particular interest in the concise theory presented in the beginning of each chapter. Calculations both in FPS and SI metric systems; Convenient access to all needed calculations; Access to concise theory that helps understand the calculations; Case studies from around the world; Includes new software calculation tools.

Foundation Design Codes and Soil Investigation in View of International Harmonization and Performance Based Design

Foundation Design Codes and Soil Investigation in View of International Harmonization and Performance Based Design
Author: Y. Honjo,O. Kusakabe,K. Matsui,M. Koda,G. Pokharel
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 427
Release: 2002-01-01
ISBN: 9789058093813
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundation Design Codes and Soil Investigation in View of International Harmonization and Performance Based Design Book Excerpt:

The contributions contained in these proceedings are divided into three main sections: theme lectures presented during the pre-workshop lecture series; keynote lectures and other contributed papers; and a translation of the Japanese geotechnical design code.

Structural Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Structural Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb
Author: Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 648
Release: 2018-02-01
ISBN: 0128050721
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Structural Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb Book Excerpt:

Structural Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb provides a comprehensive review of the classic methods of structural analysis, as well as recent advances in computer applications. The book covers a wide range of structural theories, principles, and advanced concepts. In this reference, methods of analysis are presented in a concise and direct manner and the diverse methodology of approaching problems is illustrated by specific examples. In addition, the book includes a clear and succinct approach to structural analysis and focuses on the most direct solution to a problem. Provides numerous worked-through examples to assist the reader in understanding the topics Offers comprehensive coverage of the entire field of structural analysis Challenges readers with real-life situations for applying the concepts presented in the chapters Includes a clear and succinct approach to structural analysis and focuses on the most direct solution to a problem

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb
Author: Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2016-09-01
ISBN: 9780128092446
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Construction Engineering Design Calculations and Rules of Thumb Book Excerpt:

"Construction Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb" begins with a brief, but rigorous, introduction to the mathematics behind the equations that is followed by self-contained chapters concerning applications for all aspects of construction engineering. Design examples with step-by-step solutions, along with a generous amount of tables, schematics, and calculations are provided to facilitate more accurate solutions through all phases of a project, from planning, through construction and completion. Includes easy-to-read and understand tables, schematics, and calculationsPresents examples with step-by-step calculations in both US and SI metric unitsProvides users with an illustrated, easy-to-understand approach to equations and calculation methods

Transportation Highway Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb

Transportation Highway Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb
Author: Ruwan Abey Rajapakse
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 652
Release: 2017-06-02
ISBN: 9780128094044
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transportation Highway Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb Book Excerpt:

Transportation and Highway Engineering Calculations and Rules of Thumb: Theory and Practice and Design Examples provides a step-by-step view of the calculations, formulas, and equations applied to everyday highway design and construction operations including calculations involving geotechnical problems, seismic issues, and structural design. Features easy to read and understand tables, schematics, and calculations Provides examples with step-by-step calculations in both in US and SI metric units Provides users with an illustrated easy-to-understand approach to highway engineering equations and calculation methods Covers geotechnical and seismic considerations

Dynamic Testing of Aggregates and Soils and Lateral Stress Measurements 1990

Dynamic Testing of Aggregates and Soils and Lateral Stress Measurements 1990
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 224
Release: 1990
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Aggregates (Building materials)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The British National Bibliography

The British National Bibliography
Author: Arthur James Wells
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2009
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Bibliography, National
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Steel Water Storage Tanks Design Construction Maintenance and Repair

Steel Water Storage Tanks  Design  Construction  Maintenance  and Repair
Author: Steve Meier,American Water Works Association
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2010-04-05
ISBN: 0071641033
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Steel Water Storage Tanks Design Construction Maintenance and Repair Book Excerpt:

The first comprehensive steel tanks book published in more than a decade Developed by members of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) General Steel Tank Committee, Steel Water Storage Tanks: Design, Construction, Maintenance, and Repair is the most authoritative source of industry information available. This in-depth reference describes the use of steel tanks for potable water storage and includes details on tank sizes, capabilities, styles, construction, appurtenances, site selection, design, operation, maintenance, rehabilitation, inspection, and security. Complete coverage of: Tank history, typical configurations, locating, sizing, and selecting Selecting and specifying appurtenances Controlling corrosion Contractual considerations Foundations Construction of welded-steel water-storage tanks Construction of bolted-steel water-storage tanks Operation Inspecting new-tank construction Maintenance, inspection, and repair Potable water security Tank rehabilitation

Design of Pile Foundations

Design of Pile Foundations
Author: American Society of Civil Engineers,United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Publsiher: Amer Society of Civil Engineers
Total Pages: 96
Release: 1993
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Publication

Publication
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1970
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Hydraulic engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Concrete and Constructional Engineering

Concrete and Constructional Engineering
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1965
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Concrete construction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Ground Engineering

Ground Engineering
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1986
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Earthwork
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Underwater Construction Using Cofferdams

Underwater Construction Using Cofferdams
Author: Harold V. Anderson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2001
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Bulletin Association of Engineering Geologists

Bulletin   Association of Engineering Geologists
Author: Association of Engineering Geologists
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1989
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Engineering geology
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Highway Heavy Construction

Highway   Heavy Construction
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1979
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Highway engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Transportation Research Record

Transportation Research Record
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1988
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Air travel
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1975
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Foundations
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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