Foundation Design: Principles and Practices
Author: Coduto, Donald
Number Of Pages: 984
Release Date: 12-01-2015
Details: Key Benefit: For graduate and undergraduate courses in Foundation Engineering Understanding and Practicing Foundation Design Principles Foundation Design: Principles and Practices includes the most noteworthy research and advancements in Foundation Engineering. Following a systematic approach of identifying major concepts followed by strategic analysis and design, the Third Edition teaches readers not only how to understand foundation engineering, but to apply it to real problems. The highly up-to-date material places great emphasis on limit state design and includes a new focus on load and resistance factor design in both the structural and geotechnical aspects of the process. Key Topics: Foundations; Uncertainty and Risk in Foundation Design; Soil Mechanics; Subsurface Investigation and Characterization; Performance Requirements; Shallow Foundations; Spread Footings―Geotechnical Ultimate Limit States; Spread Footings―Geotechnical Serviceability Limit States; Spread Footings―Geotechnical Design; Spread Footings―Structural Design; Mats; Deep Foundation Systems and Construction Methods; Piles―Load Transfer and Limit States; Piles―Axial Load Capacity Based on Static Load Tests; Driven Piles―Axial Load Capacity Based on Static Analysis Methods; Drilled Shafts―Axial Load Capacity Based on Static Analysis Methods; Auger Piles―Axial Load Capacity Based on Static Analysis Methods; Other Pile Types―Axial Load Capacity; Deep Foundations―Axial Load Capacity Based on Dynamic Methods; Piles―Serviceability Limit States; Piles―Structural Design; Laterally Loaded Piles; Piles―The Design Process; Pile Supported and Pile Enhanced Mats; Foundations in Rocks and Intermediate Geomaterials; Ground Improvement; Foundations on Expansive Soils; Foundations on Collapsible Soils MARKET: For geotechnical engineers, soil engineers, structural engineers, and foundation engineers.
Package Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.3 x 1.4 inches