Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition

Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition by Robert Day
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A complete, up-to-date guide for forensic engineers

Fully revised and packed with current case studies, Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition provides a step-by-step approach to conducting a professional forensic geotechnical and foundation investigation. This authoritative resource explains how to:

Investigate damage, deterioration, and collapse in a structure

Determine what caused the damage

Develop repair recommendations

Diagnose cracks

Prepare files and reports

Avoid civil liability Helpful charts and photographs aid in your understanding of the material covered. With expert advice on all aspects of the process--from accepting the assignment to delivering compelling testimony--this is a practical, all-in-one guide to geotechnical and foundation investigations in forensic engineering.

Explains how to investigate damage due to:

Settlement of structures * Expansive soil * Lateral Movement * Earthquakes * Erosion * Deterioration * Bearing Capacity Failures * Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete Foundations * Timber Decay * Soluble Soil * Groundwater and Moisture Problems * And Other Causes
ISBN:
9780071761345
Publication Date:
08 / 06 / 2011

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