This guide combines soil engineering principles, design information, and construction details. It introduces basic theory and then, by means of case studies, practical worked examples and design charts, develops an understanding of foundation design and construction methods.10.1.1 Earthfill cofferdams Cofferdams formed by an embankment or dike of earth are suitable for sluggish rivers, lakes, or other sheltered waters not subject to high-velocity flow or wave action. Fast-flowing water causes severe erosion ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Foundation Design and Construction|
|Author||:||Michael John Tomlinson, R. Boorman|
|Publisher||:||Pearson Education - 2001|