Takes you through the typical process of a design project - from the initial writing of a proposal for engineering services to the final preparation of the 'as built' report upon completion of the project. This reference places emphasis on the visual aspects of geotechnical and foundation engineering.For example, the Standard Specifications for Highway Bridges (AASHTO, 1996l states: When substructure units will be supported on deep ... Soil samples can also be obtained from the test pits or trenches by manually driving SheIby tubes, drive cylinders (ASTM D 2937-94, 1998l, or other types of ... The backhoe can quickly excavate the trench which can then be used to observe and test the in situ soil.
|Title||:||Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering|
|Author||:||Robert W. Day|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 1999|