Robert W. Day ... 528 pages - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education; 2nd edition .... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0071761330 - ISBN-13: 978-0071761338 ... 

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.

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