Site Investigation

Site Investigation

by CR Clayton, MC Matthews, NE Simons
     
 

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Site investigation is the crucial first step in design and construction, when the cost and practicality of a project are evaluated. It is also a necessary part of the investigation of building failures. This major reference work describes the organization of site investigation, the plant, sampling equipment and interpretation of results. The second edition includes

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Site investigation is the crucial first step in design and construction, when the cost and practicality of a project are evaluated. It is also a necessary part of the investigation of building failures. This major reference work describes the organization of site investigation, the plant, sampling equipment and interpretation of results. The second edition includes new material on specification and procurement, desk studies on geophysics, sample disturbance and sampling methods, in-situ testing and laboratory testing.

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Site investigation is the first step in design and construction, when the cost and practicality of building a project on a particular site are evaluated. This reference for geotechnical, structural, and civil engineers describes the organization of site investigation, together with the plant, sampling equipment, and interpretation of results. This revised edition (first was 1982) includes substantial new material on specification and procurement, desk studies, geophysical investigation techniques, sampling disturbance and sampling methods, in situ testing, and laboratory testing. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632029082
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/06/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.07(w) x 9.88(h) x 1.60(d)

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