Rock Foundations

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0136-1 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0136-5 (ISBN-10), 1996, Soft Cover, Pg. viii, 129
28 cm, No. 16; Technical Engineering and Design Guides as Adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This manual provides technical criteria and guidance for the design of rock foundations for civil works or other similar large military structures. It provides a minimal standard to be used in planning a satisfactory rock foundation design under normal conditions. Unusual or special site, loading, or operating conditions may require advanced analytical designs that are beyond the scope of this material.

Subject Headings: Foundation design | Rocks | Military engineering | Site investigation | Load factors


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