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October 05, 2019 , , , ,
M. Hesham El Naggar, Ayman Shama ... 446 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers; (May, 2008) - Language: English ...

Purpose and Background: Soil dynamics is the branch of soil mechanics which deals with the behavior of soil and foundations under dynamic loads. Operation of rotary machines or hammers, and earthquake ground motions constitute a class of dynamic loads that usually challenge engineers in their design of different kinds of foundations. The main goal of this seminar is to provide a better understanding to practicing engineers and architects of the design and evaluation of foundations under this class of dynamic loads. Topics to be discussed include: Basic Principles of Soil Dynamics: Fundamental distinctions between static and dynamic problems; basic notions of soil dynamics; the nature of different types of dynamic loads; the significance of soil-structure interaction; dynamic soil properties. Dynamic Properties of Shallow and Pile Foundations: Impedance functions of foundations and pile groups; definition of stiffness, and damping, for circular shallow foundations and piles; non-circular shallow foundations; mathematical models for pile analysis. Rotating Machine and Hammer Foundations: Harmonic excitations due to rotary machines; response of rigid foundations in 1DOF; evaluation of the effects of vibration; coupled response of rigid foundations in two degrees of freedom; types of hammers and hammer foundations; design criteria; mathematical models; impact forces and impact eccentricity. Vibration Damage and Remedial Measures for Machine Foundations: Damage and disturbance; problem assessment and evaluation; remedial principles; examples from different industries; sources of error. Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Fundamentals: Sources of seismic hazard; introduction to seismic waves; ground motion characterization and response spectra; evaluation of soil dynamic properties; site response analysis. Design of Foundations for Seismic Loads: Dynamic bearing capacity of shallow foundations; dynamic response analysis of shallow foundations; conventional methods of analysis of piles under seismic loads; seismic analysis of deep caissons; seismic design of retaining walls; solved examples from industry. Computer applications using DYNA-5: Types of foundations; types of soil models; types of loads; types of analysis and output; practical applications using DYNA-5.

Braja M. Das ... 334 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 2nd edition (February, 2009) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1420070061 - ISBN-13: 978-1420070064.

Considered the standard engineering reference on shallow foundations, this edition strengthens that position. Completely reworked and written by one of the top men in the field, it covers all the latest developments and approaches. Equally valuable to researchers and designers as it is to engineering students, this resource updates data and provides revised theories on the ultimate and allowable bearing capacities of shallow foundations. It adds refinements to a number of unique circumstances such as foundations on soil with geogrid reinforcement as well as bearing capacity relationships for shallow foundations subjected to eccentric and inclined loads. It also covers advances in reinforcement materials.

John W. Bull ... 464 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; (March, 2009) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0415420504 - ISBN-13: 978-0415420501

Correctly understanding, designing and analyzing the foundations that support structures is fundamental to their safety. This book by a range of academic, design and contracting world experts provides a review of the state-of-the-art techniques for modelling foundations using both linear and non linear numerical analysis. It applies to a range of infrastructure, civil engineering and structural engineering projects and allows designers, engineers, architects, researchers and clients to understand some of the advanced numerical techniques used in the analysis and design of foundations. Topics include: Ground vibrations caused by trains +Pile-group effects +Bearing capacity of shallow foundations under static and seismic conditions + Bucket foundation technology for offshore oilfields  + Seismically induced liquefaction in earth embankment foundations and in pile foundations  + Free vibrations of industrial chimneys and TV towers with flexibility of the soil  + Settlements of high rise structures + Seepage, stress fields and dynamic responses in dams + Site investigation.

An-Bin Huang, Hai-Sui Yu ... 568 pages - Publisher: CRC Press (December, 2017) ... Language: English - ISBN-13: 978-1138720794

One of the core roles of a practising geotechnical engineer is to analyse and design foundations. This textbook for advanced undergraduates and graduate students covers the analysis, design and construction of shallow and deep foundations and retaining structures as well as the stability analysis and mitigation of slopes. It progressively introduces critical state soil mechanics and plasticity theories such as plastic limit analysis and cavity expansion theories before leading into the theories of foundation, lateral earth pressure and slope stability analysis. On the engineering side, the book introduces construction and testing methods used in current practice. Throughout it emphasizes the connection between theory and practice. It prepares readers for the more sophisticated non-linear elastic-plastic analysis in foundation engineering which is commonly used in engineering practice, and serves too as a reference book for practising engineers. A companion website provides a series of Excel spreadsheet programs to cover all examples included in the book, and PowerPoint lecture slides and a solutions manual for lecturers. Using Excel, the relationships between the input parameters and the design and analysis results can be seen. Numerical values of complex equations can be calculated quickly. non-linearity and optimization can be brought in more easily to employ functioned numerical methods. And sophisticated methods can be seen in practice, such as p-y curve for laterally loaded piles and flexible retaining structures, and methods of slices for slope stability analysis. Features: Covers shallow and deep foundations, and also slopes and retaining walls. * Covers analysis, and the design and engineering methods used in practice. * The companion website provides sophisticated excel spreadsheets for students to see the effects of changing parameters * And the website also gives instructors PowerPoint slides and a solutions manual * Suits final year undergraduates and graduate students as a textbook, and serves as a reference book for practising engineers.

Cheng Liu, Jack Evett ... 288 pages - Publisher: Pearson; 8th edition (August, 2013) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0135113903 - ISBN-13: 978-0135113905

Ideal for beginners, Soils and Foundations 8th Edition presents all essential aspects of soils and foundations in as simple and direct a manner as possible. Filled with worked examples, step-by-step solutions, and hands-on practice problems, it emphasizes design and practical applications supported by basic theory. Throughout, the authors promote learning through the extensive use of diagrams, charts, and illustrations. Coverage includes: engineering properties of soils: soil exploration, compaction, stabilization, and consolidation; water in soil; subsurface stresses; settlement of structures; shear strength; shallow and deep foundations; lateral earth pressure; retaining structures, and stability analysis of slopes. This edition's new coverage includes Pressuremeter and Dilatometer tests, water flow characterization with Bernoulli's Theorem, dewatering, uplift pressure on dams, and subsurface stresses caused by overlying soil masses.

Cheng Liu, Jack Evett ... 528 pages - Publisher: Prentice Hall; 7th edition (May, 2007) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0132221381 - ISBN-13: 978-0132221382

Written in a clear, direct style, this practical book introduces readers to the essentials of soil mechanics and foundations. Major emphasis is given to design and practical applications, which are supported by basic theory. Now in its seventh edition, it includes new material on soil consistency, overconsolidated clay, degree of consolidation, vibroflotation and the settlement of sand. KEY TOPICS Chapter topics cover formation of natural soil deposits, engineering properties of soils, soil exploration, soil compaction and stabilization, water in soil, stress distribution in soil, consolidation of soil and settlement of structures, shear strength of soil, shallow foundations, pile foundations, drilled shaft foundations, lateral earth pressure, retaining structures, and stability analysis of slopes. For civil engineers, civil engineering technologists, and geotechnical engineers.

John Atkinson ... 480 pages - Publisher: CRC Press; 2nd edition (June, 2007) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0415362563 - ISBN-13: 978-0415362566

Ideal for undergraduates of geotechnical engineering for civil engineers, this established textbook sets out the basic theories of soil mechanics in a clear and straightforward way; combining both classical and critical state theories and giving students a good grounding in the subject which will last right through into a career as a geotechnical engineer. The subject is broken down into discrete topics which are presented in a series of short, focused chapters with clear and accessible text that develops from the purely theoretical to discussing practical applications. Soil behaviour is described by relatively simple equations with clear parameters while a number of worked examples and simple experimental demonstrations are included to illustrate the principles involved and aid reader understanding.

Howard A. Perko ... 528 pages - Publisher: Wiley; 1st edition (October, 2009) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0470404795 - ISBN-13: 978-0470404799

Less invasive than a traditional poured foundation, using helical piles as a foundation gains points in the USGBC's LEED rating system, making this an important green building technology. Helical Pile Sourcebook offers a practical, real-world approach to the design and installation of helical piles. With unbiased and non-proprietary coverage of the technology and available products, it reviews existing proprietary systems and discusses their pros and cons, as well as when to use helical pile technology over other foundation types. This is an essential resource for students and professionals in engineering, architecture, and construction.

Fu Hua Chen ... 300 pages - Publisher: Elsevier; (January, 1975) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0444569626 - ISBN-13: 978-0444569622

Since the first edition of Foundations on Expansive Soils appeared in 1975, considerable advancements have been made in this field. While most of the research has been concentrated in the area of heave prediction, identification of swelling soil and soil suction, studies on unsaturated soil, finite element analysis and stress modeling have also commanded a great deal of attention. More and more nations are becoming aware of the damage caused by expansive soils and it could be said that more than half the world is affected by swelling soils. As a consulting geotechnical engineer, the author has seen little advancement in the practical application of theoretical approaches towards solving engineering problems. Both geotechnical engineers and structural engineers adhere to the initial concept that by isolating water, the problem can be resolved. Unfortunately, more and more structural failure has been reported. This book provides the practicing engineer with a summary of the state-of-the art knowledge of expansive soils and practical solutions based upon the author's experience. Part I discusses theory and practice, and summarizes some of the theoretical physical properties of expansive soils. It also discusses various techniques employed to found structures on expansive soils such as drilled pier foundation, mat foundation, moisture control, soil replacement, and chemical stabilization. Part II presents six detailed case studies. A considerable amount of new material has been incorporated into each chapter of this revised edition, particularly on highway pavement and soil suction.

P. C. Varghese ... 456 pages - Publisher: PHI; (December, 2009) ... Language: English - ASIN: B00K7YFYEG by Amazon Digital Services ... 
 

A companion volume to the author’s Foundation Engineering (published by PHI Learning), this comprehensive and wellorganized text deals with the structural design of the commonly used types of reinforced concrete foundations. It explains step-by-step procedure for the design of each type of foundation with the help of a large number of worked-out examples. The book provides an in-depth analysis of topics, such as wall footings, balanced footings, raft foundations, beam and slab rafts, pile caps and pile foundations. The book is designed as a textbook for the undergraduate and postgraduate students (Structural/Geotechnical) of Civil Engineering. As the book deals with both the fundamentals of the subject and field practice, practicing engineers will also find the book very useful.

CSI SAFE 2014 Version 14.2.0.1069 INTEGRATED DESIGN OF SLABS, MATS AND FOOTINGS [Size: 297 MB ] ... SAFE is the ultimate tool for designing concrete floor and foundation systems. From framing layout all the way through to detail drawing production, SAFE integrates every aspect of the engineering design process in one easy and intuitive environment. SAFE provides unmatched benefits to the engineer with its truly unique combination of power, comprehensive capabilities, and ease-of-use. Laying out models is quick and efficient with the sophisticated drawing tools, or use one of the import options to bring in data from CAD, spreadsheet, or database programs. Slabs or foundations can be of any shape, and can include edges shaped with circular and spline curves.
Post-tensioning may be included in both slabs and beams to balance a percentage of the self-weight. Suspended slabs can include flat, two-way, waffle, and ribbed framing systems. Models can have columns, braces, walls, and ramps connected from the floors above and below. Walls can be modeled as either straight or curved. Mats and foundations can include nonlinear uplift from the soil springs, and a nonlinear cracked analysis is available for slabs. Generating pattern surface loads is easily done by SAFE with an automated option. Design strips can be generated by SAFE or drawn in a completely arbitrary manner by the user, with complete control provided for locating and sizing the calculated reinforcement. Finite element design without strips is also available and useful for slabs with complex geometries. Comprehensive and customizable reports are available for all analysis and design results. Detailed plans, sections, elevations, schedules, and tables may be generated, viewed, and printed from within SAFE or exported to CAD packages. SAFE provides an immensely capable yet easy-to-use program for structural designers, provideing the only tool necessary for the modeling, analysis, design, and detailing of concrete slab systems and foundations.

Samuel E. French ... 374 pages - Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers; (March, 1999) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0784403716 - ISBN-13: 978-0784403716 ...

This work details a complete "how to" procedure for the design of shallow foundations commonly used with low-rise structures of today's building codes. It presents a detailed presentation of both soils and structures, specifically as they relate to shallow foundations, emphasizing soil-structure interaction by matching particular structural designs to particular soil conditions. These established and proven methods apply to industries of architecture, construction, engineering technology, as well as civil engineering, and are intended for use by both students and practitioners.

Braja M. Das ... 800 pages- Publisher: J. Ross Publishing; 1st edition (August, 2010) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 1932159835 - ISBN-13: 978-1932159837 ...

This one-of-a-kind, definitive reference offers expansive coverage of geotechnical engineering for civil engineering professionals. Each of the 15 chapters is the work of engineering experts--putting at your disposal a vast source of engineering experience. The Geotechnical Engineering Handbook brings together essential information related to the evaluation of engineering properties of soils; design of foundations such as spread footings, mat foundations, piles, and drilled shafts; and fundamental principles of analyzing the stability of slopes and embankments, retaining walls, and other earth-retaining structures. It covers soil dynamics and foundation vibration to analyze the behavior of foundations subjected to cyclic vertical, sliding and rocking excitations. This definitive reference also details environmental geotechnology and foundations for railroad beds. Comprehensive coverage, logical organization, and clear discussions make this the tool of choice for both experienced engineers and those just embarking on their careers. Key Features: Presents state-of-the-art applications for geotechnical engineers + Contains numerous charts, drawings, and illustrations to illuminate the applications and theory + Offers numerous worked-out problems + Includes up-to-date coverage of environmental geotechnology.

N. N. Som, S. C. Das ... 392 pages - Publisher: Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. (August, 2004) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 8120321901 - ISBN-13: 978-8120321908 ...

This textbook , intended for use by undergraduate and postgraduate sutdents of civil engineering, presents a clear and concise introduction to the principles and practices of foundation designs.

DimSoln Foundation3D v3.8.5 [Size: 18.45 MB] ... A perfect solution for designing foundations for industrial equipment such as horizontal exchangers, horizontal vessels, vertical vessels, fractionation towers, air filters, pipe racks and other plant supports or simply any structure that needs a simple spread or combined footing. We know that in the plant design world, civil / structural engineers are the last to receive crucial information but are the first ones required to produce final deliverables such as material quantities, foundation design drawings, piling drawings, excavation drawings. Therefore, automation in foundation design is a must in achieving important milestones of a very compressed project schedule. With Foundation3D 2018, you can consistently expect to meet or exceed your project schedule demands. From equipment-specific automated load calculations to generating design sketches, Foundation3D 2018 will increase your productivity significantly at every stage of your project.

December 08, 2018 , , ,
OaSys Alp v19.2.0.15 [Size: 33.4 MB] ... Alp enables you to analyse laterally loaded piles with ease, producing outputs such as comparison graphs in minutes. The software predicts the pressures, horizontal movements, shear forces and bending moments induced in a pile when subjected to lateral loads, bending moments and imposed soil displacements. Lateral loads and bending moments can be applied at any point down the pile, as well as partial or full, lateral or bending moment restraints. Alp software is designed for piling projects of all sizes. You can tailor options to obtain and share results in a clear graphical output, even on the most demanding of projects. With numerous output capabilities and COM interface, Alp is a quick, accurate, and simple software solution for laterally-loaded pile analysis.

Lymon C. Reese, William M. Isenhower, Shin-Tower Wang ... 608 pages - Publisher: Wiley; (2006) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0471431591 - ISBN-13: 978-0471431596 ...

This is one of a kind coverage on the fundamentals of foundation analysis and design. "Analysis and Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations" is a significant new resource to the engineering principles used in the analysis and design of both shallow and deep, load bearing foundations for a variety of building and structural types. Its unique presentation focuses on new developments in computer aided analysis and soil structure interaction, including foundations as deformable bodies. Written by the world's leading foundation engineers, "Analysis and Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations" covers everything from soil investigations and loading analysis to major types of foundations and construction methods. It also features: coverage on computer assisted analytical methods, balanced with standard methods such as site visits and the role of engineering geology; methods for computing the capacity and settlement of both shallow and deep foundations; field testing methods and sample case studies, including projects where foundations have failed, supported with analyses of the failure; and, CD ROM containing demonstration versions of analytical geotechnical software from Ensoft, Inc. tailored for use by students in the classroom.

Donald P. Coduto ... 883 pages - Publisher: Prentice Hall; 2nd edition (July, 2000) ... Language: English - ISBN-10: 0135897068 - ISBN-13: 978-0135897065 ...

Using a design-oriented approach that addresses geotechnical, structural, and construction aspects of foundation engineering, this book explores practical methods of designing structural foundations, while emphasizing and explaining how and why foundations behave the way they do. It explains the theories and experimental data behind the design procedures, and how to apply this information to real-world problems. Covers general principles (performance requirements, soil mechanics, site exploration and characterization); shallow foundations (bearing capacity, settlement, spread footings - geotechnical design, spread footings - structural design, mats); deep foundations (axial load capacity - full-scale load tests, static methods, dynamic methods; lateral load capacity; structural design); special topics (foundations on weak and compressible soils, foundation on expansive soils, foundations on collapsible soils); and earth retaining structures (lateral earth pressures, cantilever retaining walls, sheet pile walls, soldier pile walls, internally stabilized earth retaining structures). For geotechnical engineers, soils engineers, structural engineers, and foundation engineers.

    Digital Canal Software Collection 2018 [Size 803 MB] ... Retaining Wall: Retaining Wall quickly and easily designs and checks retaining wall systems, including the wall, footing toe and heel and a footing key if necessary. Steel Design: Steel Design software that easily designs or checks steel beams, columns and single span beam- columns using the ASD and LRFD standards. Wind Analysis: Wind software designed to conveniently calculate design wind pressures using ASCE’s “Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures”. Spread Footing: With Spread Footing, footings for hundreds of columns can be designed in less than an hour. VersaFrame: VersaFrame has all the features needed to ‘get the job done’ without becoming overly complex – keeping you in total control. Key features include a sparse matrix solver, automatic area load distribution, fluid loads, load patterning, moving loads, reinforced concrete design, steel design, frequency analysis, P-delta analysis, geometry generator, member elements, plate elements, brick elements and much more.

    Concrete Beam Design: Concrete Design software that designs one-way flexural members, including beams, one-way slabs and joists. Concrete Column Design: Concrete Design software that will design or check concrete columns for axial tension, compression and biaxial moments. Timber Design: Design or check any continuous beam or column using the latest building codes (NDS, IBC, ASCE) in just a couple of minutes. Unlimited load and support conditions, automatic load generation and much more… Masonry Wall: Masonry Wall is a design tool for the design of masonry bearing walls, walls that are subject to axial and transverse loads. Frame for AutoCAD: Our Frame Analysis software is the only frame analysis and design program that is truly integrated with AutoCAD.  At the heart of Frame Analysis and Design is the 30+ years proven STRAAD Finite Element engine. Multiple Load Footing: With the Multiple Load Footing program, define combined trapezoidal, strap, or rectangular footings with multiple loads. Shear Wall Analysis: Analyze a building which is laterally supported by shear walls for the shears and moments in each of the shear walls. Static Pile Analysis: Perform vertical and lateral soil-structure interaction analyses for anything from a fence post to a deep pile.  Advanced features include plastic behavior of the soil, skin friction and lateral subgrade reaction that varies with depth.

    Pile Group Analysis: Analyze a group of piles for loads in any direction using the same advanced soil-structure model used in the Static Pile program. Piles may be located at different elevations and be battered independently. Pile Cap Analysis & Design: With the Pile Cap program, analyze any pile arrangement and design the pile cap accordingly, including cap thickness, steel requirements, and rebar spacing. Aluminum Design: Design or check aluminum members for axial loads, biaxial bending and deflections.  Supported shapes include wide flanges, tubes, angles, channels, Tees, pipes and double angles. Flat Slab Analysis & Design: Analyze and design flat slab or waffle slab floors.  Flat slabs may have drop panels at columns and columns may have capitals. Composite Steel Design: Design or check encased and composite beams using ASD and LRFD design codes.  Beams can be designed for full or partial composite action. General Section Properties: Calculate the centroidal axis locations, moments of inertia, radius of gyration, section moduli and product moment of inertia for virtually any shape.

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