Foundation Engineering Handbook: Design and Construction with the 2006 International Building Code

by Robert W. Day, Chief Engineer; American Geotechnical, San Diego, CA,


American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA, | Co-publisher: McGraw-Hill; McGraw-Hill Construction; (McGraw-Hill ISBN: 0-07-144769-5)
2006, Soft Cover, Pg. Various


Document Type: Book

Abstract: This practical resource focuses on foundation engineering, emphasizing the geotechnical aspects and the use of the International Building Code(R). Chapters Include: . Chapter 1: Introduction . Chapter 2: Subsurface Exploration . Chapter 3: Laboratory Testing . Chapter 4: Soil Mechanics . Chapter 5: Shallow and Deep Foundations . Chapter 6: Bearing Capacity of Foundations . Chapter 7: Settlement of Foundations . Chapter 8: Consolidation . Chapter 9: Foundations on Expansive Soil . Chapter 10: Slope Stability . Chapter 11: Retaining Walls . Chapter 12: Foundation Deterioration and Cracking . Chapter 13: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Soils . Chapter 14: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering for Foundations and Retaining Walls . Chapter 15: Grading and Other Soil Improvement Methods . Chapter 16: Foundation Excavation, Underpinning, and Field Load Tests . Chapter 17: Geosynthetics and Instrumentation . Chapter 18: International Building Code Regulations for Soils . Chapter 19: International Building Code Regulations for Foundations.

Subject Headings: Deep foundations | Building codes | Laboratory tests | Shallow foundations | Foundation settlement

 

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