With the emphasis on visual aspects by including numerous charts, tables, and illustrations, this handbook presents practical information on oil and foundation engineering. A distinguished team of engineers takes the reader step by step through site development, soil mechanics, and foundation design analysis and construction techniques. New material is added on grouting foundation repair, forensic investigations, and residential and light construction procedures. 750 illus.(Spreadfooting pads were used as a base from which to raise the beam sections after the existing belled piers had been broken free from the beams.) ... undermining, including floor replacement plus the attendant lowering operation, represented about one-half the entire foundation repair bill. This approach was necessary to give the customer what he wanted, but could some compromise have been more cost-effective? ... (Willard Smith aamp; Associates, Dallas, performed the steel work.) .
|Title||:||Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook|
|Author||:||Robert Wade Brown|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2001|