Constructing on the Inconstructible

by Mamdouh Hamza, P.E., (M.ASCE), Prof. of Soil Mechanics; Suez Canal Univ., Ismailia, Egypt,
Mashhour Ghoneim, P.E., Prof. of Concrete Structures; Cairo Univ., Cairo, Egypt,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 4, Pg. 54-63


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract:

Exhaustive and sophisticated analyses of extremely weak foundation soils coupled with an innovative approach to quay wall design help bring the new shipping terminal under construction on the Sinai Peninsula to fruition.



Subject Headings: Foundation design | Soil analysis | Freight transportation | Coupled walls | Foundation construction | Ports and harbors | Innovation

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