Subsurface Investigation for Design and Construction of Foundations of Buildings

by
Committee for the Manual on Subsurface Investigation for Design and Construction of Foundations of Buildings of the ASCE Geotechnical Engineering Division, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-230-2 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-230-4 (ISBN-10), 1976, Soft Cover, Pg. 61


Manual of Practice No.: 56

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.


Document Type: Book - Manual of Practice

Abstract: This purpose of Subsurface Investigation for Design and Construction of Foundations of Buildings is to set forth the reasoning that guides exploration of foundation conditions for ordinary buildings, and to describe procedures and methods commonly used. For clarity in presentation, it is divided into four parts. Part One provides an introduction to the subject, defines general terms, and discusses the scope of investigation; Part Two examines procedures and tests for foundation investigations; Part Three discusses presentation of data; Part Four discusses investigations and studies associated with construction phase.

Subject Headings: Foundation construction | Building design | Foundation design | Construction methods | Subsurface investigation | Construction management

 

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