Foundations: Proceedings of the Second International British Geotechnical Association Conference on Foundations, ICOF 2008 (EP 93), 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Foundations

Proceedings of the Second International British Geotechnical Association Conference on Foundations, ICOF 2008 (EP 93), 1st Edition

Edited by Jonathan Knappett

IHS BRE Press

1,876 pages

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Hardback: 9781848060449
pub: 2008-06-24
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These two volumes form the proceedings of the Second BGA International Conference on Foundations, organised by the Geotechnical Engineering Research Group of the University of Dundee in June 2008. Over 150 papers from 40 countries are included, grouped into 14 themes, which provide an international perspective of the latest advances in foundation engineering in research, design and practice. The topics covered in Volume One are piles, excavations, and offshore foundations, and Volume Two focuses on ground behaviour and improvement, shallow foundations and slopes. Keynote papers by eminent geotechnical engineers are included: The relevance of developer costs in geotechnical risk management - Tim Chapman. Offshore foundation design - a moving target - Mark Randolph and Dave White. Piles under horizontal load: an overview - Gianpiero Russo and Carlo Viggiani.

Reviews

"Geotechnics for Building Professionals, Charles, 978-1-86081-727-4, 67.50, 336pp Ruse of Foundations for Urban Sites A Best Practice Handbook, Butcher et al, 978-1-86081-938-4, 75.00, 144pp Reuse of Foundations for Urban Sites Proceedings of the International Conference, Butcher et al, 978-1-86081-939-1, 95.00, 416pp"

About the Editor

University of Dundee, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC009150
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Soil & Rock