SUBSURFACE INVESTIGATION FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF FOUNDATIONS OF BUILDINGS: PART III AND IV.

THESE REPORTS APPEARING IN THE JOURNAL ARE NOT A TEXT ON FOUNDATION ENGINEERING. THEIR PURPOSE IS TO SET FORTH THE REASONING WHICH GUIDES INVESTIGATIONS OF FOUNDATIONS FOR SMALL AND MODERATE SIZED BUILDINGS. THE PARTS ARE AS FOLLOWS: PART ONE PROVIDES AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SUBJECT, DEFINES GENERAL TERMS, AND DESCRIBES THE SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION; PART TWO DESCRIBES PROCEDURES AND TESTS FOR FOUNDATION INVESTIGATIONS; AND PART THREE (IN THIS ISSUE) DESCRIBES PRESENTATION OF DATA. PART FOUR (IN THIS ISSUE) DESCRIBES INVESTIGATIONS AND STUDIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONSTRUCTION PHASE. THERE ARE ALSO TWO APPENDICES. APPENDIX A DESCRIBES THE MORE COMMONLY ENCOUNTERED SOILS AND CONDITIONS WHICH ARE ESPECIALLY DIFFICULT OR HAZARDOUS, SO THAT CONDITIONS REQUIRING SPECIAL CONSIDERATION AND COMPETENT EXPERTS MAY BE RECOGNIZED. APPENDIX B IS A CHECK LIST FOR MAKING FOUNDATION INVESTIGATIONS. /ASCE/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • PROC PAP 9070
  • Authors:
    • Swiger, W F
  • Publication Date: 1972-7

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  • Accession Number: 00230133
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 2 1973 12:00AM