Principles of Foundation Engineering

Principles of Foundation Engineering
Author: Braja M. Das,Nagaratnam Sivakugan
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 944
Release: 2018-10-03
ISBN: 0357158725
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Principles of Foundation Engineering Book Excerpt:

Master the core concepts and applications of foundation analysis and design with Das/Sivakugan’s best-selling PRINCIPLES OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING, 9th Edition. Written specifically for those studying undergraduate civil engineering, this invaluable resource by renowned authors in the field of geotechnical engineering provides an ideal balance of today's most current research and practical field applications. A wealth of worked-out examples and figures clearly illustrate the work of today's civil engineer, while timely information and insights help readers develop the critical skills needed to properly apply theories and analysis while evaluating soils and foundation design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles of Foundation Engineering SI Edition

Principles of Foundation Engineering  SI Edition
Author: Braja M. Das
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 896
Release: 2015-01-01
ISBN: 1305446291
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Principles of Foundation Engineering SI Edition Book Excerpt:

Master the fundamental concepts and applications of foundation analysis design with PRINCIPLES OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING. This market leading text maintains a careful balance of current research and practical field applications, offers a wealth of worked out examples and figures that show you how to do the work you will be doing as a civil engineer, and helps you develop the judgment you'll need to properly apply theories and analysis to the evaluation of soils and foundation design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Aquananotechnology

Aquananotechnology
Author: David E. Reisner,T. Pradeep
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 887
Release: 2014-09-24
ISBN: 0415621275
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aquananotechnology Book Excerpt:

The world’s fresh water supplies are dwindling rapidly—even wastewater is now considered an asset. By 2025, most of the world's population will be facing serious water stresses and shortages. Aquananotechnology: Global Prospects breaks new ground with its informative and innovative introduction of the application of nanotechnology to the remediation of contaminated water for drinking and industrial use. It provides a comprehensive overview, from a global perspective, of the latest research and developments in the use of nanotechnology for water purification and desalination methods. The book also covers approaches to remediation such as high surface area nanoscale media for adsorption of toxic species, UV treatment of pathogens, and regeneration of saturated media with applications in municipal water supplies, produced water from fracking, ballast water, and more. It also discusses membranes, desalination, sensing, engineered polymers, magnetic nanomaterials, electrospun nanofibers, photocatalysis, endocrine disruptors, and Al13 clusters. It explores physics-based phenomena such as subcritical water and cavitation-induced sonoluminescence, and fog harvesting. With contributions from experts in developed and developing countries, including those with severe contamination, such as China, India, and Pakistan, the book’s content spans a wide range of the subject areas that fall under the aquananotechnology banner, either squarely or tangentially. The book strongly emphasizes sorption media, with broad application to a myriad of contaminants—both geogenic and anthropogenic—keeping in mind that it is not enough for water to be potable, it must also be palatable.

Piezocone and Cone Penetration Test CPTu and CPT Applications in Foundation Engineering

Piezocone and Cone Penetration Test  CPTu and CPT  Applications in Foundation Engineering
Author: Abolfazl Eslami,Sara Moshfeghi,Hossein MolaAbasi,Mohammad M. Eslami
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 390
Release: 2019-11-23
ISBN: 0081028741
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Piezocone and Cone Penetration Test CPTu and CPT Applications in Foundation Engineering Book Excerpt:

Piezocone and cone penetration tests (CPTu and CPT) applications in foundation engineering includes different approaches for determining the bearing capacity of shallow foundations, along with methods for determining pile bearing capacity and settlement concepts. The use of soft computing (GMDH) neural networks related to CPT records and Geotechnical parameters are also discussed. In addition, different cases regarding the behavior of foundation performance using case records, such as shallow foundation, deep soil improvement, soil behavior classification (SBC), and bearing capacity are also included. Provides the latest on CPT and CPTu performance in geotechnical engineering, i.e., bearing capacity, settlement, liquefaction, soil classification and shear strength prediction Introduces soft computing methods for processing soil properties and pile bearing capacity via CPT and CPTu Explains CPT and CPTu testing methods which allows for the continuous, or virtually continuous, record of ground conditions

Geotechnical Engineering Handbook

Geotechnical Engineering Handbook
Author: Braja M. Das
Publsiher: J. Ross Publishing
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2010-03
ISBN: 1932159835
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Geotechnical Engineering Handbook Book Excerpt:

The Geotechnical Engineering Handbook brings together essential information related to the evaluation of engineering properties of soils, design of foundations such as spread footings, mat foundations, piles, and drilled shafts, and fundamental principles of analyzing the stability of slopes and embankments, retaining walls, and other earth-retaining structures. The Handbook also covers soil dynamics and foundation vibration to analyze the behavior of foundations subjected to cyclic vertical, sliding and rocking excitations and topics addressed in some detail include: environmental geotechnology and foundations for railroad beds.

Problem Solving in Foundation Engineering using foundationPro

Problem Solving in Foundation Engineering using foundationPro
Author: Mohammad Yamin
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2015-09-08
ISBN: 3319176501
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Problem Solving in Foundation Engineering using foundationPro Book Excerpt:

This book is at once a supplement to traditional foundation engineering textbooks and an independent problem-solving learning tool. The book is written primarily for university students majoring in civil or construction engineering taking foundation analysis and design courses to encourage them to solve design problems. Its main aim is to stimulate problem solving capability and foster self-directed learning. It also explains the use of the foundationPro software, available at no cost, and includes a set of foundation engineering applications. Taking a unique approach, Dr. Yamin summarizes the general step-by-step procedure to solve various foundation engineering problems, illustrates traditional applications of these steps with longhand solutions, and presents the foundation Pro solutions. The special structure of the book allows it to be used in undergraduate and graduate foundation design and analysis courses in civil and construction engineering. The book stands as valuable resource for students, faculty and practicing professional engineers. This book also: Maximizes reader understanding of the basic principles of foundation engineering: shallow foundations on homogeneous soils, single piles, single drilled shafts, and mechanically stabilized earth walls (MSE) Examines bearing capacity and settlement analyses of shallow foundations considering varying elastic moduli of soil and foundation rigidity, piles, and drilled shafts Examines internal and external stabilities of mechanically stabilized earth walls with varying horizontal spacing between reinforcing strips with depth Summarizes the step-by-step procedure needed to solve foundation engineering problems in an easy and systematic way including all necessary equations and charts

Principles of Foundation Engineering

Principles of Foundation Engineering
Author: Braja M. Das
Publsiher: PWS Publishing Company
Total Pages: 731
Release: 1990
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Foundations
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Principles of Foundation Engineering Book Excerpt:

Very Good,No Highlights or Markup,all pages are intact.

Shallow Foundations

Shallow Foundations
Author: Tharwat M. Baban
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2016-04-12
ISBN: 1119056128
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Shallow Foundations Book Excerpt:

Shallow Foundations: Discussions and Problem Solving is written for civil engineers and all civil engineering students taking courses in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering. It covers the analysis, design and application of shallow foundations, with a primary focus on the interface between the structural elements and underlying soil. Topics such as site investigation, foundation contact pressure and settlement, vertical stresses in soils due to foundation loads, settlements, and bearing capacity are all fully covered, and a chapter is devoted to the structural design of different types of shallow foundations. It provides essential data for the design of shallow foundations under normal circumstances, considering both the American (ACI) and the European (EN) Standard Building Code Requirements, with each chapter being a concise discussion of critical and practical aspects. Applications are highlighted through solving a relatively large number of realistic problems. A total of 180 problems, all with full solutions, consolidate understanding of the fundamental principles and illustrate the design and application of shallow foundations.

Foundation Engineering Analysis and Design

Foundation Engineering Analysis and Design
Author: An-Bin Huang,Hai-Sui Yu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 601
Release: 2017-12-06
ISBN: 1351255398
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundation Engineering Analysis and Design Book Excerpt:

One of the core roles of a practising geotechnical engineer is to analyse and design foundations. This textbook for advanced undergraduates and graduate students covers the analysis, design and construction of shallow and deep foundations and retaining structures as well as the stability analysis and mitigation of slopes. It progressively introduces critical state soil mechanics and plasticity theories such as plastic limit analysis and cavity expansion theories before leading into the theories of foundation, lateral earth pressure and slope stability analysis. On the engineering side, the book introduces construction and testing methods used in current practice. Throughout it emphasizes the connection between theory and practice. It prepares readers for the more sophisticated non-linear elastic-plastic analysis in foundation engineering which is commonly used in engineering practice, and serves too as a reference book for practising engineers. A companion website provides a series of Excel spreadsheet programs to cover all examples included in the book, and PowerPoint lecture slides and a solutions manual for lecturers. Using Excel, the relationships between the input parameters and the design and analysis results can be seen. Numerical values of complex equations can be calculated quickly. non-linearity and optimization can be brought in more easily to employ functioned numerical methods. And sophisticated methods can be seen in practice, such as p-y curve for laterally loaded piles and flexible retaining structures, and methods of slices for slope stability analysis.

The Foundation Engineering Handbook

The Foundation Engineering Handbook
Author: Manjriker Gunaratne
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 727
Release: 2013-11-26
ISBN: 1439892784
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Foundation Engineering Handbook Book Excerpt:

Considering how structures interact with soil, and building proper foundations, is vital to ensuring public safety and to the longevity of buildings. Understanding the strength and compressibility of subsurface soil is essential to the foundation engineer. The Foundation Engineering Handbook, Second Edition provides the fundamentals of foundation e

The Foundation Engineering Handbook Second Edition

The Foundation Engineering Handbook  Second Edition
Author: Manjriker Gunaratne
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 727
Release: 2013-11-26
ISBN: 1439892776
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Foundation Engineering Handbook Second Edition Book Excerpt:

Considering how structures interact with soil, and building proper foundations, is vital to ensuring public safety and to the longevity of buildings. Understanding the strength and compressibility of subsurface soil is essential to the foundation engineer. The Foundation Engineering Handbook, Second Edition provides the fundamentals of foundation engineering needed by professional engineers and engineering students. It presents both classical and state-of-the-art design and analysis techniques for earthen structures and examines the principles and design methods of foundation engineering needed for design of building foundations, embankments, and earth retaining structures. It covers basic soil mechanics, and soil and groundwater modeling concepts, along with the latest research results. What’s New in the Second Edition: Adds alternative analytical techniques to nearly every chapter Supplements existing material with new content Includes additional applications in the state of the art such as unsaturated soil mechanics, analysis of transient flow through soils, deep foundation construction monitoring based on thermal integrity profiling, and updated ground remediation techniques Covers reliability-based design and LRFD (load resistance factor design) concepts not addressed in most foundation engineering texts Provides more than 500 illustrations and over 1,300 equations The text serves as an ideal resource for practicing foundation and geotechnical engineers, as well as a supplemental textbook for both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Ohio River Shoreline Paducah Kentucky Reconstruction Project

Ohio River Shoreline  Paducah  Kentucky Reconstruction Project
Author: United States. Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works)
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2012
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Flood control
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ohio River Shoreline Paducah Kentucky Reconstruction Project Book Excerpt:

Analysis Design and Construction of Foundations

Analysis  Design and Construction of Foundations
Author: Y M Cheng,Chi Wai Law,Lei Lei Liu
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2021-02-22
ISBN: 1000194043
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Analysis Design and Construction of Foundations Book Excerpt:

Analysis, Design and Construction of Foundations outlines methods for analysis and design of the construction of shallow and deep foundations with particular reference to case studies in Hong Kong and China, as well as a discussion of the methods used in other countries. It introduces the main approaches used by geotechnical and structural engineers, and the precautions required for planning, design and construction of foundation structures. Some computational methods and computer programmes are reviewed to provide tools for performing a more realistic analysis of foundation systems. The authors examine in depth the methods used for constructing shallow foundations, deep foundations, excavation and lateral support systems, slope stability analysis and construction, and ground monitoring for proper site management. Some new and innovative foundation construction methods are also introduced. It is illustrated with case studies of failures and defects from actual construction projects. Some advanced and modern theories are also covered in this book. This book is more targeted towards the understanding of the basic behavior and the actual construction of many geotechnical works, and this book is not dedicated to any design code or specification, though Euro codes and Hong Kong code are also used in this book for illustration. It is ideal for consulting geotechnical engineers, undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Engineering Standards for Forensic Application

Engineering Standards for Forensic Application
Author: Richard W. Mclay,Robert N. Anderson
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 634
Release: 2018-09-14
ISBN: 0128132418
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Engineering Standards for Forensic Application Book Excerpt:

Engineering Standards for Forensic Application presents the technologies and law precedents for the application of engineering standards to forensic opinions, discussing Fundamentals, Disciplines, Engineering Standards, The Basics and the Future of Forensics. The book explores the engineering standard and how it is used by experts to give opinions that are introduced into evidence, and how they are assumed to be the best evidence known on the topic at hand. Final sections include coverage of NFL Brain Injuries and the Flint Water Crisis. Examples of the use of engineering standards are shown and discussed throughout the work. Addresses a wide variety of forensic engineering areas, including relevant law Provides a new approach of study that includes the work of both engineers and litigators Contains contributions from over 40 experts, offering the reader examples of general forensic methods that are based on reliable engineering practice

Tunnels and Underground Structures Proceedings Tunnels Underground Structures Singapore 2000

Tunnels and Underground Structures  Proceedings Tunnels   Underground Structures  Singapore 2000
Author: KrishnanR.
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2017-10-02
ISBN: 1351406671
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tunnels and Underground Structures Proceedings Tunnels Underground Structures Singapore 2000 Book Excerpt:

This text describes topics discussed at the conference, including: tunnelling and construction in soft ground and rocks; geological investigations; tunnelling machines; planning for underground infrastructure; safety issues and environmental and social aspects of underground development.

Handbook of Research on Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering

Handbook of Research on Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering
Author: Kim, Dookie,Sekhar Roy, Sanjiban,Länsivaara, Tim,Deo, Ravinesh,Samui, Pijush
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 618
Release: 2018-06-15
ISBN: 1522547673
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering Book Excerpt:

The disciplines of science and engineering rely heavily on the forecasting of prospective constraints for concepts that have not yet been proven to exist, especially in areas such as artificial intelligence. Obtaining quality solutions to the problems presented becomes increasingly difficult due to the number of steps required to sift through the possible solutions, and the ability to solve such problems relies on the recognition of patterns and the categorization of data into specific sets. Predictive modeling and optimization methods allow unknown events to be categorized based on statistics and classifiers input by researchers. The Handbook of Research on Predictive Modeling and Optimization Methods in Science and Engineering is a critical reference source that provides comprehensive information on the use of optimization techniques and predictive models to solve real-life engineering and science problems. Through discussions on techniques such as robust design optimization, water level prediction, and the prediction of human actions, this publication identifies solutions to developing problems and new solutions for existing problems, making this publication a valuable resource for engineers, researchers, graduate students, and other professionals.

Technology and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering

Technology and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering
Author: Adeyeri, Joseph B.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 836
Release: 2014-09-30
ISBN: 1466665068
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technology and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering Book Excerpt:

Knowledge surrounding the behavior of earth materials is important to a number of industries, including the mining and construction industries. Further research into the field of geotechnical engineering can assist in providing the tools necessary to analyze the condition and properties of the earth. Technology and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering brings together theory and practical application, thus offering a unified and thorough understanding of soil mechanics. Highlighting illustrative examples, technological applications, and theoretical and foundational concepts, this book is a crucial reference source for students, practitioners, contractors, architects, and builders interested in the functions and mechanics of sedimentary materials.

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: 474
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.

Analysis and Design of Geotechnical Structures

Analysis and Design of Geotechnical Structures
Author: Manuel Matos Fernandes
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 732
Release: 2020-08-27
ISBN: 0429676158
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Analysis and Design of Geotechnical Structures Book Excerpt:

Analysis and design of geotechnical structures combines, in a single endeavor, a textbook to assist students in understanding the behavior of the main geotechnical works and a guide for practising geotechnical engineers, designers, and consultants. The subjects are treated in line with limit state design, which underpins the Eurocodes and most North America design codes. Instructors and students will value innovative approaches to numerous issues refined by the experience of the author in teaching generations of enthusiastic students. Professionals will gain from its comprehensive treatment of the topics covered in each chapter, supplemented by a plethora of informative material used by consultants and designers. For the benefit of both academics and professionals, conceptual exercises and practical geotechnical design problems are proposed at the end of most chapters. A final annex includes detailed resolutions of the exercises and problems.

Fundamentals of Ground Improvement Engineering

Fundamentals of Ground Improvement Engineering
Author: Jeffrey Evans,Daniel Ruffing,David Elton
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2021-09-17
ISBN: 1000411397
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Ground Improvement Engineering Book Excerpt:

Ground improvement has been one of the most dynamic and rapidly evolving areas of geotechnical engineering and construction over the past 40 years. The need to develop sites with marginal soils has made ground improvement an increasingly important core component of geotechnical engineering curricula. Fundamentals of Ground Improvement Engineering addresses the most effective and latest cutting-edge techniques for ground improvement. Key ground improvement methods are introduced that provide readers with a thorough understanding of the theory, design principles, and construction approaches that underpin each method. Major topics are compaction, permeation grouting, vibratory methods, soil mixing, stabilization and solidification, cutoff walls, dewatering, consolidation, geosynthetics, jet grouting, ground freezing, compaction grouting, and earth retention. The book is ideal for undergraduate and graduate-level university students, as well as practitioners seeking fundamental background in these techniques. The numerous problems, with worked examples, photographs, schematics, charts and graphs make it an excellent reference and teaching tool.