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1st Edition

Construction of Buildings on Expansive Soils

ISBN 9789061911159
Published December 31, 1990 by CRC Press
306 Pages

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Book Description

The series comprises selected translations of Russian geotechnical literature, and this is a translation of a 1989 second edition reference. Coverage includes laws governing expansion and contraction of argillaceous soils, principles governing deformation of soil mass and foundations during soil exp

Table of Contents

Preface -- 1 Laws Governing Expansion and Contraction of Argillaceous Soils -- 1. Relationship between Expansion and Swelling Moisture Content and Composition and State of the Soil -- 2. Relationship between Expansion and Pressure. Structural Cohesion of Soil during Swelling -- 3. Lateral Pressure during Soil Swelling -- 4. Swelling of Soil Wetted by Various Kinds of Fluids -- 5. Contraction of Expansive Soils -- 2 Principles Governing Deformation of Soil Mass and Foundations during Soil Expansion -- 1. Deformation of Soil Mass during Artificial Wetting -- 2. Deformation of Soil Underlying Foundations during its Wetting -- 3. Zones and Phases of Deformation during Swelling -- 4. Lateral Deformations and Pressures acting on Protective Structures during Soil Swelling -- 5. Change in Volume of Soil Mass due to Climatic Factors -- 6. Computation of Soil Heave due to Climatic Factors -- 7. Computation of Displacements of Flexible and Elastic Foundations and Redistribution of Contact Pressure during Soil Swelling -- 3 Engineering Geological Investigations of Regions with Extensive Occurrence of Expansive Soils -- 1. Engineering Geological Properties of Expansive Soils -- 2. Laboratory and Field Investigations on Expansive Soils -- 4 Design of Structures on Expansive Soils -- 1. Basic Principles of Design -- 2. Deformation of Structures Built on Expansive Soils -- 3. Computation ofileave of Soil Mass and Footings during Soil Swelling -- 5 File Foundations on Expansive Soils -- 1. Special Features of Piles on Expansive Soils -- 2. Investigation of Deformation and Bearing Capacity of Pile Groups on Expansive Soils -- 3. Experimental Investigation of Single Piles and Pile Foundations under Lateral Loading 237on Expansive Soils -- 4. Design of Pile Foundations -- 5. Installation of Pile Foundations -- 6 Methods of Construction on Expansive Soils -- 1. Preparation of Soil Base on Expansive Soils -- 2. ConstrUctional and Water-protection Measures -- 3. Techno-Economic Comparison of Alternative Methods of Construction -- 4. Maintenance of Buildings Constructed on Expansive Soils and Methods of Rehabilitation of Deformed Structures -- REFERENCES.

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