Earth Retention Systems Handbook / Edition 1

Earth Retention Systems Handbook / Edition 1

by Alan Macnab
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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Earth Retention Systems Handbook / Edition 1

Presents a systematic and comprehensive presentation of temporary excavation shoring and earth retention systems used to construct permanent facilities inside them. These systems are used to construct underground pipelines, tunnels, tank and storage facilities, foundations and structures. Each chapter presents a shoring system type description, how it is constructed, equipment requirements, cost analysis, etc. Safety, inspection and testing codes and methods included throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071373319
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/19/2002
Series: Handbook Series
Pages: 531
Sales rank: 1,046,466
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

About the About

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Types of Excavations

Chapter 3: Types of Shoring Systems

Chapter 4: Lateral Support

Chapter 5: Facing

Chapter 6: Shoring Uses

Chapter 7: Investigations

Chapter 8: Engineering Properties of Retained Soils

Chapter 9: Forces on Walls

Chapter 10: Failure Modes of Shoring

Chapter 11: Design Methods

Chapter 12: Ground Water Control

Chapter 13: Installation Equipment and Techniques

Chapter 14: Load Testing of Anchors

Chapter 15: Monitoring

Chapter 16: OSHA Regulations (Standards--29CFR)

Chapter 17: Computer Design

Chapter 18: Tables

Chapter 19: Bibliography

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