Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings

Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings  

Michael F. Atkinson

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This book provides practical and buildable solutions for the design of foundations for housing and other low-rise buildings, especially those on abnormal or poor ground. A wealth of expert information and advice is brought together dealing with the key aspects a designer must consider in order to achieve effective and economic foundation designs. This second edition of the Structural Foundations Manual for Low-Rise Buildings has been completely updated in line with the new government guidelines on contaminated land and brown-field sites.

Content :
  • 1. Site Investigations. 
  • 2. Foundation design. 
  • 3. Foundations in cohesive soils. 
  • 4. Foundations in sands and gravels. 
  • 5. Building in mining localities. 
  • 6. Sites with trees. 
  • 7. Developing on sloping sites. 
  • 8. Building on filled ground. 
  • 9 Ground improvement. 
  • 10. Building up to existing buildings. 
  • 11. Contaminated land.

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