Pressuremeters in Geotechnical Design: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Pressuremeters in Geotechnical Design

1st Edition

By B.G. Clarke

CRC Press

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Description

The use of pressuremeters in predicting in situ soil properties is increasing as the technique becomes established as a reliable method of site investigation. This book provides a thorough review of the topic and its use in site investigation.

Table of Contents

List of symbols. Introduction. Pressuremeter probes and testing equipment. Site operations. Analysis of expanding cavities. Factors affecting the interpretation of pressuremeter tests. Interpretation of pressuremeter tests. Design rules and applications. Choice of pressuremeter, specifications and developments. Appendix: Specifications and quantities. References and bibliography.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General