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

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

by Robert W. Day
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ISBN-13: 9780071761338
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/11/2011
Edition description: List
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 750,560
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Robert W. Day is a leading forensic engineer and the chief engineer at American Geotechnical in San Diego, California. He serves on advisory committees for several professional associations, including ASCE, ASTM, and NCEES.
Day is the author of more than 200 published technical papers and several books, including two editions of Foundation Engineering Handbook and Geotechnical Engineer's Portable Handbook. He holds both bachelors and masters degrees in structural engineering from Villanova University and a master’s degree in civil engineering and a civil engineer degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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


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