Soil and geology procedure for foundation design building

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
Purpose
Scope
Objectives of foundation investigations
Report of subsurface and design investigations

2. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF SOIL
AND ROCK
Natural soil deposits
Identification of soils
Index properties
Soil classification
Rock classification
Rock properties for foundation design
Shales

3. ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF SOIL AND ROCK
Scope
Compaction characteristics of soils
Density of cohesionless soils
Permeability
Consolidation
Swelling, shrinkage, and collapsibility
Shear strength of soils
Elastic properties (E, µ)
Modulus of subgrade reaction
Coefficient of at-rest earth pressure
Properties of intact rock
Properties of typical shales

4. FIELD EXPLORATIONS
Investigational programs
Soil boring program
Field measurements of relative density and consistency
Boring logs
Groundwater observations
In situ load tests
Geophysical exploration
Borehole surveying

5. SETTLEMENT ANALYSES
Settlement problems
Loads causing settlement
Stress computations
Settlement of foundations on clay
Consolidation settlement
Settlement of cohesionless soils
Eliminating, reducing, or coping with settlement

6. BEARING-CAPACITY ANALYSIS
Bearing capacity of soils
Shear strength parameters
Methods of analysis
Tension forces
Bearing capacity of rock

CHAPTER 7. DEWATERING AND GROUNDWATER CONTROL
General
Foundation problems

8. SLOPE STABILITY ANALYSIS
General
Slope stability problems
Slopes in soils presenting special problems
Slope stability charts
Detailed analyses of slope stability
Stabilization of slopes

9. SELECTION OF FOUNDATION TYPE
Foundation-selection considerations
Adverse subsurface conditions
Cost estimates and final selection

10. SPREAD FOOTINGS AND MAT FOUNDATIONS
General
Adequate foundation depth
Footing design
Mat foundations
Special requirements for mat foundations
Modulus of subgrade reaction for footings and mats
Foundations for radar towers

11. DEEP FOUNDATIONS INCLUDING DRILLED PIERS
General
Floating foundations
Settlements of compensated foundations
Underpinning
Excavation protection
Drilled piers

12. PILE FOUNDATIONS
General
Design

13. FOUNDATIONS ON EXPANSIVE SOILS
General
Foundations problems

14. RETAINING WALLS AND EXCAVATION SUPPORT
SYSTEMS
Design considerations for retaining walls
Earth pressures
Equivalent fluid pressures
Design procedures for retaining walls
Crib wall
Excavation support systems
Struttedexcavations
Stability of bottom of excavation
Anchored walls

15. FOUNDATIONS ON FILL AND BACKFILLING
Types of fill
Foundations on compacted fills
Compaction requirements
Placing and control of backfill
Fill settlements
Hydraulic fills

16. STABILIZATION OF SUBGRADE SOILS
General
Vibrocompaction
Vibrodisplacement compaction
Grouting and injection
Precompression
Reinforcement
Miscellaneous methods

17. DESIGN FOR EQUIPMENT VIBRATIONS AND SEISMIC
LOADINGS
Introduction
Single degree of freedom, damped, forced systems
Foundations on elastic soils
Wave transmission, attenuation, and isolation
Evaluation of S-wave velocity in soils
Settlement and liquefaction
Seismic effects on foundations

CHAPTER 18. FOUNDATIONS IN AREAS OF SIGNIFICANT FROST
PENETRATION
Introduction
Factors affecting design of foundations
Site investigations
Foundation design

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~ by evisyari on December 14, 2008.

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