Foundation design and construction / M.J. Tomlinson, with contributions by R. Boorman.Material type: TextPublisher: Harlow, England : Prentice Hall, 2001Edition: Seventh editionDescription: xii, 569 pages : illustrations ; 25 cmContent type:
- 624.15 TO.F 2001 23
- TA775 .T6 2001
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
1. Site investigations and soil mechanics -- 2. The general principle of foundation design -- 3. Foundation design in relation to ground movements -- 4. Spread and deep shaft foundations -- 5. Buoyancy rafts and basements (box foundations) -- 6. Bridge foundations -- 7. Piled foundations 1: the carrying capacity of piles and pile groups -- 8. Piled foundations 2: structural design and construction methods -- 9. Foundation construction -- 10. Cofferdams -- 11. Geotechnical processes -- 12. Shorting and underpinning -- 13. Protection of foundation structures against attack by soils and ground water -- App. A. Properties of materials -- App. B. Ground movements around excavations -- App. C. Conversion tables.
This guide combines soil engineering principles, design information, and construction details. It introduces basic theory and then, by means of case studies, practical worked examples and design charts, develops an understanding of foundation design and construction methods.