Soils and Geotechnology in Construction

Soils and Geotechnology in Construction

by Alan J. Lutenegger


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138551107
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/18/2019
Pages: 488
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alan J. Lutenegger has over 35 years of practical experience in geotechnical engineering and has been professor at the University of Massachusetts for almost three decades. He has researched in situ testing and geotechnical site investigations, behaviour of deep and shallow foundations, ground improvement, collapsible and expansive soils, screw-piles and helical anchors and problematic soils. He is an Instructor for the National Highway Institute, FHWA, for professional training courses on design of shallow foundations and geotechnical subsurface investigations. He is a Professional Registered Engineer and has been an expert witness on a number of litigations involving ground movements and damage.

Table of Contents

1. Soils – The Nature of Ground; Soil Properties and Soil Behavior 2. Geotechnical Site Investigations 3. General Construction Earthwork 4. Compaction of Soils 5. Excavations and Trenching 6. Foundations 7. Earth Retention and Earth Anchors 8. Ground Improvement 9. Problematic Soils 10. Inspection of Geoconstruction