Expansive soils are found worldwide and are the leading cause of damage to structural roads. The primary problem that arises with regard to expansive soils is that deformations are significantly greater than in non-expansive soils and the size and direction of the deformations are difficult to predict. Now, Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soils gives engineers and contractors coverage of this subject from a design perspective, rather than a theoretical one. Plus, they'll have access to case studies covering the design and construction of foundations on expansive salts from both commercial and residential projects.
• Provides a succinct introduction to the basics of expansive soils and their threats;
• Includes information on both shallow and deep foundation design;
• Profiles soil remediation techniques, backed-up with numerous case studies;
• Covers the most commonly used laboratory tests and site investigation techniques used for establishing the physical properties of expansive soils.
If you're a practicing civil engineer, geotechnical engineer or contractor, geologist, structural engineer, or an upper-level undergraduate or graduate student of one of these disciplines, Foundation Engineering for Expansive Soils is a must-have addition to your library of resources.
|Produto sob encomenda||Sim|
|Marca||John Wiley & Sons|
|Ano da edição||2015|
|Número de Páginas||416|
|Autor||; Nelson John D; Chao,Geoff K; Overton,Daniel D; Chao,Kuo Chieh; Nelson,Erik J|