Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 05/02/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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An up-to-date, all-in-one guide to geotechnical and foundation investigations in forensic engineering Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition provides a step-by-step approach to conducting a professional forensic geotechnical and foundation investigation. Written by a leading forensic engineer and packed with case studies, the book explains how to: investigate damage, deterioration, or collapse in a structure; evaluate problems caused by settlement, expansive soil, slope movement, moisture, and intrusion; investigate damage from earthquakes and other natural causes; determine what caused the damage; develop repair recommendations; prepare files and reports; avoid civil liability Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition features: Case studies integrated throughout rather than in appendix New section on timber decay New section on crack diagnostics Coverage of shrinkage of concrete SI units The logical way to study a failurefrom investigation to repair and liability resolution Comprehensive coverage: Assignment; Investigation; Engineering; Settlement of Structures; Expansive Soils; Lateral Movement; Other Geotechnical and Foundation Problems; Groundwater and Moisture Problems; Repairs; Reducing Potential Liability

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