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Piling Engineering Third Edition

Author : Ken Fleming
ISBN : 9780203937648
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Piling is a fast moving field and recent years have seen major advances in theory, methods, testing procedures and equipment. Some of these changes have been driven by the need for economies and efficiency, reduced spoil production and new methods of pile bore support. Advances in theoretical analyses allow pile design to be refined so that piles and pile groups perform to better advantage. This third edition of the well established book has been comprehensively updated. It provides an accessible and well-illustrated account of design techniques, methods of testing and analysis of piles, with a marked emphasis on practice but with design methods that incorporate the most recent advances in piling theory. Piling Engineering is written for geotechnical engineers, consultants and foundation contractors. It is also a useful reference for academics and advanced students on courses in piling, practical site investigation and foundation design and construction.

Earth Pressure And Earth Retaining Structures Third Edition

Author : Chris R.I. Clayton
ISBN : 9781466552111
Genre : Architecture
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Effectively Calculate the Pressures of Soil When it comes to designing and constructing retaining structures that are safe and durable, understanding the interaction between soil and structure is at the foundation of it all. Laying down the groundwork for the non-specialists looking to gain an understanding of the background and issues surrounding geotechnical engineering, Earth Pressure and Earth-Retaining Structures, Third Edition introduces the mechanisms of earth pressure, and explains the design requirements for retaining structures. This text makes clear the uncertainty of parameter and partial factor issues that underpin recent codes. It then goes on to explain the principles of the geotechnical design of gravity walls, embedded walls, and composite structures. What’s New in the Third Edition: The first half of the book brings together and describes possible interactions between the ground and a retaining wall. It also includes materials that factor in available software packages dealing with seepage and slope instability, therefore providing a greater understanding of design issues and allowing readers to readily check computer output. The second part of the book begins by describing the background of Eurocode 7, and ends with detailed information about gravity walls, embedded walls, and composite walls. It also includes recent material on propped and braced excavations as well as work on soil nailing, anchored walls, and cofferdams. Previous chapters on the development of earth pressure theory and on graphical techniques have been moved to an appendix. Earth Pressure and Earth-Retaining Structures, Third Edition is written for practicing geotechnical, civil, and structural engineers and forms a reference for engineering geologists, geotechnical researchers, and undergraduate civil engineering students.

Response Of Piled Buildings To The Construction Of Deep Excavations

Author : M. Korff
ISBN : 9781614992745
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Deep excavations in densely populated urban areas around the world pose specific challenges due to the increasingly complex conditions in which they are undertaken. The construction of underground car parks, cellar storage areas and major infrastructure in deep excavations helps to preserve the quality of space above ground. Despite the considerable effort that goes into their design and construction, such projects often encounter problems, such as damage to existing structures, delays and cost overruns. This book presents the results of an extensive research project conducted at the University of Cambridge, in cooperation with the Netherlands Centre of Underground Construction (COB) and Deltares, the Dutch Institute for water, subsurface and infrastructure issues. The study gained insight into mechanisms of soil-structure interaction for piled buildings adjacent to deep excavations and resulted in suggestions for designing and monitoring deep excavations in urban areas with soft soil conditions. Monitoring data of the construction of three deep excavations for the North–South metro line in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, have been used to validate the methods described. This book aims to contribute to the reduction of failure costs in the building industry, and in underground construction in particular.

Pile Design And Construction Practice Sixth Edition

Author : Michael Tomlinson
ISBN : 9781466592636
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Written to Eurocode 7 and the UK National Annex Updated to reflect the current usage of Eurocode 7, along with relevant parts of the British Standards, Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition maintains the empirical correlations of the original—combining practical know how with scientific knowledge —and emphasizing relevant principles and applications of soil mechanics and design. Contractors, geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists responsible for designing and constructing piled foundations can find the most current types of pile, piling equipment, and relevant methods in this latest work. The book summarizes recent changes, including new codified design procedures addressing design parameters and partial safety factors. It also presents several examples, many based on actual problems. Broad and Comprehensive In Its Coverage Contains material applicable to modern computational practice Provides new sections on the construction of micropiles and CFA piles, pile-soil interaction, verification of pile materials, piling for integral bridge abutments, use of polymer stabilising fluids, and more Includes calculations of the resistance of piles to compressive loads, pile groups under compressive loading, piled foundations for resisting uplift and lateral loading, and the structural design of piles and pile groups Covers marine structures, durability of piled foundations, ground investigations, and pile testing Addresses miscellaneous problems such as machinery foundations, underpinning, mining subsidence areas, geothermal piles, and unexploded ordnance Pile Design and Construction Practice, Sixth Edition serves as a comprehensive guide for practicing geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists. This text also works as a resource for piling contractors and graduate students studying geotechnical engineering.

Piling Engineering

Author : Ken Fleming
ISBN : 0751401943
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 37. 34 MB
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Piling is a fast-moving field and in recent years there have been major advances in theory, methods, testing procedures and equipment. Some of these changes have been driven by the need for economies by improved efficiency, reduced spoil production and new methods of pile bore support. Advances in theoretical analyses allow pile design to be refined so that piles and pile groups perform to better advantage.

Bridge Engineering Third Edition

Author : Jim Zhao
ISBN : 9780071752497
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The state of the art in highway bridge engineering Fully updated with the latest codes and standards, including load and resistance factor design (LRFD), Bridge Engineering, Third Edition covers highway bridge planning, design, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation. This thoroughly revised reference contains cutting-edge analytical, design, and construction practices, the most current information on new materials and methods, and proven, cost-effective maintenance and repair techniques. Real-world case studies and hundreds of helpful photos and illustrations are also included in this practical resource. BRIDGE ENGINEERING, THIRD EDITION FEATURES COMPLETE COVERAGE OF: Highway bridge structures Project inception Project funding Design standards Bridge inspection and site survey Physical testing As-built plans and other record data Superstructure types Deck types Wearing surface types Deck joint types Design loads Design methods Internal forces Load distribution Concrete deck slabs Composite steel members Plate girder design Continuous beams Protecting steel superstructures Load rating Prestressed concrete Substructure design Abutments Piers Bearings Managing the design process Contract documents Bridge management systems

Handbook Of Civil Engineering Calculations Third Edition

Author : Tyler G. Hicks
ISBN : 9781259586088
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Up-To-Date Techniques for Solving Any Civil Engineering Problem Perform complex design and construction calculations quickly and accurately with help from this thoroughly revised guide. Handbook of Civil Engineering Calculations, Third Edition, features more than 3,000 logically organized calculations that align with the latest practices, codes, and standards. You will get start-to-finish calculation procedures for Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD), anti-terrorism components, enhanced building security, green construction, safe bridge design, and environmentally sound water treatment. All-new steps to improve indoor air quality and protect structures from hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and waves are also discussed in this on-the-job resource. This fully updated third edition covers: · Structural Steel Engineering and Design · Reinforced and Pre-stressed Concrete Engineering and Design · Timber Engineering · Soil Mechanics · Surveying, Route Design, and Highway Bridges · Fluid Mechanics, Pumps, Piping, and Hydro Power · Water Supply and Storm Water System Design · Sanitary Wastewater Treatment and Control · Engineering Economics

Metal Building Systems Third Edition

Author : Alexander Newman
ISBN : 9780071828970
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 40. 72 MB
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The most complete, up-to-date metal building systems guide Fully revised for the latest building codes and industry trends, Metal Building Systems, Third Edition, explains how to select, specify, and design preengineered buildings with confidence. In this book, a practicing structural engineer goes beyond manufacturer-supplied specifications to provide impartial and objective information that can save you money and time. A new chapter on anchor bolts and embedments, many new illustrations, plus new and updated design examples, are included in this practical reference. End-of-chapter review questions reinforce the material presented. This is an essential resource for architects, engineers, construction specifiers, design professionals, facility managers, building officials, and contractors working with metal building systems. COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE INCLUDES: Structural loads and design methods Structural system selection criteria Primary framing Secondary framing: girts and purlins Metal roofing Wall materials Insulation The process of buying a metal building Common problems and failures Lateral drift and vertical deflections Foundation design Anchor bolts and embedments Current design trends Reroofing and renovations Specifying crane buildings Avoiding construction problems

Principles Of Foundation Engineering Si Edition

Author : Braja M. Das
ISBN : 9781305446298
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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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.

Reusable Instrumented Test Pile For Improved Pile Design In Granular Soils

Author : Aravinthan Thurairajah
ISBN : UCBK:C101771224
Genre : Piling (Civil engineering)
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"Caltrans' investment in driven piling to support bridges and other structures has averaged about $25M/year over the last decade. The systems constructed have performed well, but conservatism exists due to uncertainties in soil properties, pile drivability, soil-pile interaction, and pile setup. A new method that could achieve modest saving of 5% in design could save in excess of $1M per annum. This report presents the development of a reusable instrumented test pile (RTP) as an in situ testing device for improved pile design in granular soils (coarser than No. 200 sieve). The RTP system consists of short instrumented sections that provide measurements of axial load, radial stress, pore pressure, and acceleration, and are connected in series with standard Becker pipe sections. The RTP - Becker pipe string is driven using the standard Becker pile driving hammer, and the TRP system was designed to handle the high installation stresses in granular soils while retaining sufficient resolution in the instrumentation readings for subsequent analyses of shaft and tip resistances. RTP measurements obtained during driving provide detailed information regarding pile drivability, measurements during static tests capture load transfer along the pile, and measurements during pile setup capture capacity gain over time. The design, fabrication, calibration, proof testing, and full scale field deployment are presented herein."--Technical report documentation p.

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