Table of Contents
VOLUME 1.International agreements.Determination of characteristic values.Geotechnical field investigation.Laboratory tests of soil and rock properties.Constitutive laws for soils from a physical viewpoint.Calculation of stress and settlement in soil masses.Plastic analysis of geotechnical problems.Soil dynamics and earthquakes.Earth pressure determination.Numerical methods in geotechnics.Metrological monitoring of slopes, embankments and retaining walls.Geotechnical measurement procedures.Phenomenology of natural slopes and their mass movement.Ice loading actions.Stability of rock slopes.VOLUME 2.Ground improvement.Grouting.Underpinning and undercutting.Ground freezing.Ground anchors.Drilling technology.Driving and extraction.Foundations in open water.Ground water flow and drainage techniques.Construction methods for cuttings and slopes in rock.Microtunneling.Earthworks.Application of geotextiles.Slope protection by bioengineering techniques.VOLUME 3.Spread foundations.Pile foundations.Caissons.Stability of excavations.Trench walls.Sheet-pile walls for harbours and waterways.Slope protection and retainment.Machine foundations.Foundations in regions subject to subsidence.
Ulrich Smoltczyk is editor of the German Grundbau Taschenbuch. He was Professor for geotechnical engineering in Stuttgart and sat on numerous national and international committees responsible for norms and standards. The authors - renowned experts - are from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, U.K. and USA.
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