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Author Macnab, Alan.

Title Earth retention systems [electronic resource] / Alan Macnab.

Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 electronic text (xi, 531 p.) : ill.
Series McGraw-Hill handbooks
McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering
McGraw-Hill's AccessEngineering.
Notes Print version c2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 521-522) and index.
Other formats Also issued in print and PDF version.
History notes Contributor biographical information:
Notes Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on April 23, 2007.
Subject Earthwork.
Shoring and underpinning.
Structural engineering.
Lateral loads.
Retaining walls -- Design and construction.
Earth pressure.
Soil nailing.
Soil mechanics.
Groundwater flow.
Retaining walls -- Design and construction -- Equipment and supplies.
Anchorage (Structural engineering) -- Testing.
Structural engineering -- Tables.
Industrial safety -- Law and legislation.
Electronic books.
Internet resources.
Variant Title Earth retention systems handbook
Other title Introduction.
Types of excavations.
Types of shoring systems.
Lateral support.
Shoring uses.
Engineering properties of retained soils.
Forces on walls.
Failure modes of shoring.
Design methods.
Ground water control.
Installation equipment and techniques.
Load testing of anchors.
OSHA regulations (standards--29CFR)
Computer design.
ISBN 0071373314 (print)