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Foundation Engineering, 2nd Edition

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Foundation Engineering, 2nd Edition

Ralph B. Peck, Walter E. Hanson, Thomas H. Thornburn

ISBN: 978-0-471-67585-3 January 1974 544 Pages

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Covers properties of subsurface materials, types of foundations and methods of construction, selection of foundation type and basis for design, and design of foundations and earth-retaining structures.
PART A: PROPERTIES OF SUBSURFACE MATERIALS.

Identification and Classification of Soils and Rocks.

Hydraulic Properties of Soil and Rock.

Consolidation Characteristics of Soils.

Stress-Deformation-Strength Characteristics of Soil and Rock.

Techniques of Subsurface Investigation.

Character of Natural Deposits.

Program of Subsurface Exploration.

PART B: TYPES OF FOUNDATIONS AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION.

Excavating and Bracing.

Drainage and Stabilization.

Footing and Raft Foundations.

Foundations on Compacted Fill.

Pile Foundations.

Pier Foundations.

Pier Shafts, Retaining Walls, and Abutments.

Shoring and Underpinning.

Damage Due to Construction Operations.

PART C: SELECTION OF FOUNDATION TYPE AND BASIS FOR DESIGN.

Factors Determining Type of Foundation.

Foundations on Clay and Plastic Silt.

Foundations on Sand and Nonplastic Silt.

Foundations on Collapsing and Swelling Soils.

Foundations on Nonuniform Soils.

Foundations on Rock.

PART D: DESIGN OF FOUNDATIONS AND EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES.

Individual Column and Wall Footings.

Footings Subjected to Moment.

Combined Footings and Rafts.

Retaining Walls and Abutments.

Flexible Earth-Retaining Structures.