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Foundation Engineering by Ralph B.Peck, Walter E.Hanson, Thomas H. Thornburn - Free Download PDF

FOUNDATION ENGINEERING

RALPH B PECK, WALTER E HANSON, THOMAS H THORNBURN

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ABOUT THE BOOK

              Foundation Engineering written by Ralph B Peck, Walter E Hanson, Thomas H Thornburn is published by John Wiley and Sons. 

                This text covers properties of subsurface materials, types of foundations and methods of construction, selection of foundation type and basis for design, and design of foundations and earth-retaining structures.




ABOUT THE AUTHOR

          Ralph B. Peck, Professor Emeritus of Foundation Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign died Monday, February 18, 2008 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  He was born in Winnipeg on June 23, 1912, son of Orwin K and Ethel Huyck Peck, when his father had taken a job as a bridge engineer with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad in Canada.  Ralph Peck earned a Civil Engineering Degree in 1934 and Doctor of Civil Engineering Degree in 1937, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.  He married Marjorie E. Truby on June 14, 1937.  He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Peck (Allen) Young, and son and daughter-in-law, James (Laurie) Peck, and grandchildren, Michael Young and Maia Peck.




CONTENTS 
  1. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF SOIL AND ROCKS
  2. HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES OF SOIL AND ROCK
  3. CONSOLIDATIONS CHARACTERISTICS OF SOIL
  4. STRESS DEFORMATION STRENGTH CHARACTERISTICS OF SOIL AND ROCK
  5. TECHNIQUES OF SUBSURFACE INVESTIGATION
  6. CHARACTER OF NATURAL DEPOSITS
  7. PROGRAM OF SUBSURFACE EXPLORATION
  8. EXCAVATING AND BRACING
  9. DRAINAGE AND STABILIZATION
  10. FOOTING AND RAFT FOUNDATION
  11. FOUNDATIONS ON COMPACTED FILL
  12. PILE FOUNDATIONS
  13. PIER FOUNDATIONS
  14. PIER SHAFTS, RETAINING WALLS AND ABUTMENTS
  15. SHORING AND UNDERPINNING
  16. DAMAGE DUE TO CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS
  17. FACTORS DETERMINING TYPE OF FOUNDATIONS
  18. FOUNDATIONS ON CLAY AND PLASTIC SILT
  19. FOUNDATIONS ON SAND AND NON PLASTIC SILT
  20. FOUNDATION ON COLLAPSING AND SWELLING SOILS
  21. FOUNDATIONS ON NON UNIFORM SOILS
  22. FOUNDATIONS ON ROCK
  23. INDIVIDUAL COLUMN AND WALL FOOTINGS
  24. FOOTINGS SUBJECTED TO MOMENT
  25. COMBINED FOOTING AND RAFTS
  26. RETAINING WALLS AND ABUTMENTS
  27. FLEXIBLE EARTH-RETAINING STRUCTURES

DETAILED CONTENTS



IN THE BOOK - SCREENSHOTS






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