Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, 2nd Edition / Edition 2
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Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Robert Day
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071761330

ISBN-13: 9780071761338

Pub. Date: 04/11/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

A complete, up-to-date guide for forensic engineers

Fully revised and packed with current case studies, Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition provides a step-by-step approach to conducting a professional forensic geotechnical and foundation investigation. This authoritative resource explains how to:

  • Investigate
  • Overview

    A complete, up-to-date guide for forensic engineers

    Fully revised and packed with current case studies, Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition provides a step-by-step approach to conducting a professional forensic geotechnical and foundation investigation. This authoritative resource explains how to:

  • Investigate damage, deterioration, and collapse in a structure
  • Determine what caused the damage
  • Develop repair recommendations
  • Diagnose cracks
  • Prepare files and reports
  • Avoid civil liability

    Helpful charts and photographs aid in your understanding of the material covered. With expert advice on all aspects of the process--from accepting the assignment to delivering compelling testimony--this is a practical, all-in-one guide to geotechnical and foundation investigations in forensic engineering.

    Explains how to investigate damage due to:

    Settlement of structures
    • Expansive soil
    • Lateral Movement
    • Earthquakes
    • Erosion
    • Deterioration
    • Bearing Capacity Failures
    • Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete Foundations
    • Timber Decay
    • Soluble Soil
    • Groundwater and Moisture Problems
    • And Other Causes

  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780071761338
    Publisher:
    McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    Publication date:
    04/11/2011
    Edition description:
    List
    Pages:
    528
    Product dimensions:
    6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Part 1: Assignment and Investigation

    Chapter 2. The Assignment

    Chapter 3. The Investigation

    Part 2: Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Investigations

    Chapter 4. Settlement of Structures

    Chapter 5. Expansive Soil

    Chapter 6. Lateral Movement

    Chapter 7. Other Geotechnical and Foundation Problems

    Chapter 8. Groundwater and Moisture Problems

    Part 3: Repairs and Crack Diagnosis

    Chapter 9. Repairs

    Chapter 10. Crack Diagnosis

    Part 4: Reducing Potential Liability

    Chapter 11. Concluding Chapter

    Appendix A. Recommended Practices for Design Professionals Engaged as Experts in the Resolution of Construction Industry Disputes (ASFE)

    Appendix B. Case Management Order

    Appendix C. References

    Index

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