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Construction Guide for Soils and Foundations by Richard G. Ahlvin
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Other volumes in the Wiley Series of Practical Construction Guides, edited by M.D. Morris, P.E. Construction of and on Compacted Fills Edward J. Monahan Offers practical and useful information for all those involved in the planning, specifications, and execution of earthwork construction. Aimed at showing practitioners in this field, from the architect to the fill inspector, how to avoid costly and potentially dangerous losses due to defective earth structures or fills. Aimed specifically at the nonspecialists who are routinely involved but do not consult with geotechnical specialists. 1986 (0471-87463-9) 200 pp. Construction Dewatering A Guide to Theory and Practice J. Patrick Powers Here are practical solutions to the problems of ground water control based on an amalgam of theory and practice from the author's more than 30 years' experience working on major construction and mining projects. Among the subjects covered are geology of soils, soil characteristics, hydrology of aquifers, hydrologic analysis of dewatering systems, piezometers, pumping tests, geotechnical investigation of dewatering, pump theory, ground water chemistry, piping systems, selecting a dewatering method, sumps drains, deep well systems, well-point systems, and more. 1981 (0471-69591-2) 484 pp. Construction Glossary An Encyclopedic Reference and Manual J. Stewart Stein In this reference/manual, J. Stewart Stein, AIA, FCSI, puts his extensive first-hand experience to use to help construction industry professionals through the maze of multiple meanings, historical references, and technical jargon in the construction language. The material is formatted to follow the 16 major divisions of the Construction Specifications Institute's Master Format and the Uniform Construction index's specifications format. 1986 (0471-85736-X) 1,013 pp. Paper Construction of Drilled Pier Foundations David M, Greet and William S. Gardner " an authoritative and useful work of reference for engineers, geologists, contractors and all those who need to improve their knowledge of the equipment and techniques for bored piling and of the specifications controlling their use." - Geotechnique Focusing on foundation types, construction methods and quality control, Construction of Drilled Pier Foundations is the first of a two-volume reference that will update and expand on the groundwork established by the 15-year-old Drilled Pier Foundations. It is comprehensive, detailed, and up-to-date, with current techniques, equipment, and practice. 1986 (0471-82881-5) 246 pp.

Author Biography

About the authors Richard G. Ahlvin's career has been predominantly in the area of research into the behavior of soils. His schooling has ranged from a structural civil engineering degree, through much of a degree in mechanical engineering, to an advanced degree in highway engineering, all from Purdue University. In addition, Mr. Ahlvin has taught elementary and advanced surveying, testing materials, and engineering mechanics at Purdue and soils for transportation facilities at Mississippi State University Extension at Vicksburg. He is a licensed professional engineer. Vernon Allen Smoots is a retired partner of Dames & Moore, geotechnical consulting engineers headquartered in Los Angeles. Associated with Dames & Moore from 1946 to 1985, Mr. Smoots managed the New York office before becoming Managing Consultant of the Los Angeles office in 1954. As a consultant in soils and foundations with engineering registrations in eleven states, his projects include flood control, water transmission, dewatering of excavations, oil refineries, power plants, recreational facilities, and coastal and, offshore structures in the United States and overseas. He received a BS from the University of Kansas in 1944.
Release date NZ
May 25th, 1988
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd Edition
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Pages
304
Dimensions
163x234x25
ISBN-13
9780471804864
Product ID
3079722

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