Earth Retention Systems Handbook by Alan MacnabEarth Retention Systems Handbook by Alan Macnab

Earth Retention Systems Handbook

byAlan Macnab

Hardcover | April 9, 2002

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Presents a systematic and comprehensive presentation of temporary excavation shoring and earth retention systems used to construct permanent facilities inside them. These systems are used to construct underground pipelines, tunnels, tank and storage facilities, foundations and structures. Each chapter presents a shoring system type description, how it is constructed, equipment requirements, cost analysis, etc. Safety, inspection and testing codes and methods included throughout.
Alan Macnab's entire career has been spent with earth retention construction companies involved in both design-build and hard bid construction. His roles in construction have included work in operations, supervision, estimating, marketing, and claims, including executive positions in both Canada and the United States. He has held pos...
Title:Earth Retention Systems HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 6.2 × 1.3 inPublished:April 9, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071373314

ISBN - 13:9780071373319

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Table of Contents



About the About

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Types of Excavations

Chapter 3: Types of Shoring Systems

Chapter 4: Lateral Support

Chapter 5: Facing

Chapter 6: Shoring Uses

Chapter 7: Investigations

Chapter 8: Engineering Properties of Retained Soils

Chapter 9: Forces on Walls

Chapter 10: Failure Modes of Shoring

Chapter 11: Design Methods

Chapter 12: Ground Water Control

Chapter 13: Installation Equipment and Techniques

Chapter 14: Load Testing of Anchors

Chapter 15: Monitoring

Chapter 16: OSHA Regulations (Standards--29CFR)

Chapter 17: Computer Design

Chapter 18: Tables

Chapter 19: Bibliography