SITE INVESTIGATIONS FOR STRUCTURAL FOUNDATIONS

The objective of the paper is to set out for the benefit of the practicing structural engineer, who has no specialist soil mechanics expertise, the basic principles affecting the planning and execution of soil investigations for new structural engineering works. Current practice is reviewed and the various types of site investigations, technical aspects of field work, and laboratory testing and contractual arrangements for their execution are discussed. /Author/

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    Institution of Structural Engineers

    11 Upper Belgrave Street
    London,   United Kingdom  SW1X 8BH
  • Authors:
    • McFarlane, I H
    • TOMLINSON, M J
  • Publication Date: 1974

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: p. 57-65
  • Serial:
    • Structural Engineer
    • Volume: 52
    • Issue Number: 2
    • Publisher: Institution of Structural Engineers
    • ISSN: 1466-5123

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00260950
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM