Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering (BOK)

Robert W. Day

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A complete, up-to-date guide for forensic engineers Fully revised and packed with current case studies, Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition provides a step-by-step approach to conducting a professional forensic geotechnical and foundation investigation. This authoritative resource explains how to: Investigate damage, deterioration, and collapse in a structure Determine what caused the damage Develop repair recommendations Diagnose cracks Prepare files and reports Avoid civil liability Helpful charts and photographs aid in your understanding of the material covered. With expert advice on all aspects of the process--from accepting the assignment to delivering compelling testimony--this is a practical, all-in-one guide to geotechnical and foundation investigations in forensic engineering. Explains how to investigate damage due to: Settlement of structures * Expansive soil * Lateral Movement * Earthquakes * Erosion * Deterioration * Bearing Capacity Failures * Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete Foundations * Timber Decay * Soluble Soil * Groundwater and Moisture Problems * And Other Causes

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2000 Forfatter Robert W. Day
Forlag
MCGRAW-HILL Professional
ISBN 9780071761338
Antall sider 528 Dimensjoner 16cm x 23,6cm x 3,1cm
Vekt 848 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Structural engineering, Geology & the lithosphere