Earth Retention Systems Handbook

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Earth Retention Systems Handbook by Alan Macnab, P. Eng.

Presents a systematic and comprehensive presentation of temporary excavation shoring and earth retention systems used to construct permanent facilities inside them. These systems are used to construct underground pipelines, tunnels, tank and storage facilities, foundations and structures. Each chapter presents a shoring system type description, how it is constructed, equipment requirements, cost analysis, etc. Safety, inspection and testing codes and methods included throughout.

Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Types of Excavations
  • Chapter 3: Types of Shoring Systems
  • Chapter 4: Lateral Support
  • Chapter 5: Facing
  • Chapter 6: Shoring Uses
  • Chapter 7: Investigations
  • Chapter 8: Engineering Properties of Retained Soils
  • Chapter 9: Forces on Walls
  • Chapter 10: Failure Modes of Shoring
  • Chapter 11: Design Methods
  • Chapter 12: Ground Water Control
  • Chapter 13: Installation Equipment and Techniques
  • Chapter 14: Load Testing of Anchors
  • Chapter 15: Monitoring
  • Chapter 16: OSHA Regulations (Standards--29CFR)
  • Chapter 17: Computer Design
  • Chapter 18: Tables
  • Chapter 19: Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 2002

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Earth Retention Systems Handbook by Alan Macnab, P. Eng.

Presents a systematic and comprehensive presentation of temporary excavation shoring and earth retention systems used to construct permanent facilities inside them. These systems are used to construct underground pipelines, tunnels, tank and storage facilities, foundations and structures. Each chapter presents a shoring system type description, how it is constructed, equipment requirements, cost analysis, etc. Safety, inspection and testing codes and methods included throughout.

Table of Contents:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Types of Excavations
  • Chapter 3: Types of Shoring Systems
  • Chapter 4: Lateral Support
  • Chapter 5: Facing
  • Chapter 6: Shoring Uses
  • Chapter 7: Investigations
  • Chapter 8: Engineering Properties of Retained Soils
  • Chapter 9: Forces on Walls
  • Chapter 10: Failure Modes of Shoring
  • Chapter 11: Design Methods
  • Chapter 12: Ground Water Control
  • Chapter 13: Installation Equipment and Techniques
  • Chapter 14: Load Testing of Anchors
  • Chapter 15: Monitoring
  • Chapter 16: OSHA Regulations (Standards--29CFR)
  • Chapter 17: Computer Design
  • Chapter 18: Tables
  • Chapter 19: Bibliography
  • Glossary
  • Index

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 2002

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