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Author Bond, Andrew, 1959-

Title Decoding Eurocode 7 / Andrew Bond and Andrew Harris.

Published London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2008.

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Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xiv, 598 pages : illustrations (some colour), plans
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Construction Products Directive 89/106/CE 1 -- Scope of the book 2 -- Key features of the book 3 -- 1 Structural Eurocodes 7 -- 1.1 Structural Eurocode programme 7 -- 1.2 Wider landscape 11 -- 1.3 Standards organizations 14 -- 2 Basis of structural design 25 -- 2.1 Contents of the Eurocode 25 -- 2.2 Requirements 26 -- 2.4 Principles and Application Rules 29 -- 2.5 Principles of limit state design 29 -- 2.6 Design situations 30 -- 2.7 Ultimate limit states 32 -- 2.8 Serviceability limit states 35 -- 2.9 Actions, combinations, and effects 36 -- 2.10 Material properties and resistance 44 -- 2.11 Geometrical data 49 -- 2.12 Structural analysis and design by testing 50 -- 2.13 Verification by the partial factor method 50 -- 2.14 Summary of key points 54 -- 2.15 Worked examples 55 -- 3 General rules for geotechnical design 71 -- 3.1 Scope of Eurocode 7 Part 1 71 -- 3.2 Design requirements 73 -- 3.3 Limit states 77 -- 3.4 Actions and design situations 78 -- 3.5 Design and construction considerations 85 -- 3.6 Geotechnical design 86 -- 3.7 Supervision, monitoring, and maintenance 89 -- 3.8 Geotechnical Design Report 92 -- 4 Ground investigation and testing 95 -- 4.1 Standards for geotechnical investigation and testing 95 -- 4.2 Planning ground investigations 97 -- 4.3 Identification and classification of soil 101 -- 4.4 Identification and classification of rock 104 -- 4.5 Soil and rock sampling 106 -- 4.6 Groundwater measurements 109 -- 4.7 Field tests in soil and rock 110 -- 4.8 Laboratory tests in soil and rock 114 -- 4.9 Testing of geotechnical structures 117 -- 4.10 Summary of key points 117 -- 4.11 Worked examples 117 -- 5 Ground characterization 129 -- 5.1 From test results to design 129 -- 5.2 Deriving geotechnical parameters 129 -- 5.3 Obtaining the characteristic value 135 -- 5.4 Case studies selecting characteristic values 143 -- 5.5 Statistical methods for ground characterization 151 -- 5.6 Summary of key points 158 -- 5.7 Worked examples 159 -- 6 Verification of strength 173 -- 6.1 Basis of design 173 -- 6.2 Introducing reliability into the design 177 -- 6.3 Design approaches 184 -- 6.4 Alternative ways of dealing with design uncertainty 197 -- 7 Verification of stability 201 -- 7.1 Basis of design 201 -- 7.2 Introducing reliability into the design 202 -- 7.3 Loss of static equilibrium 206 -- 7.4 Uplift 210 -- 7.5 Hydraulic failure 215 -- 7.6 Summary of key points 220 -- 7.7 Worked examples 220 -- 8 Verification of serviceability 253 -- 8.1 Basis of design 253 -- 8.2 Introducing reliability into the design 256 -- 8.3 Simplified verification of serviceability 258 -- 8.4 Methods to determine settlement 260 -- 8.5 Summary of key points 261 -- 8.6 Worked examples 261 -- 9 Design of slopes and embankments 263 -- 9.1 Ground investigation for slopes and embankments 263 -- 9.2 Design situations and limit states 264 -- 9.3 Basis of design 265 -- 9.4 Stability of an infinitely long slope 265 -- 9.5 Stability of a finite slope (based on method of slices) 272 -- 9.6 Supervision, monitoring, and maintenance 278 -- 9.7 Summary of key points 278 -- 9.8 Worked examples 279 -- 10 Design of footings 305 -- 10.1 Ground investigation for footings 305 -- 10.2 Design situations and limit states 306 -- 10.3 Basis of design 307 -- 10.4 Footings subject to vertical actions 308 -- 10.5 Footings subject to horizontal actions 315 -- 10.6 Design for serviceability 321 -- 10.7 Structural design 323 -- 10.8 Supervision, monitoring, and maintenance 323 -- 10.9 Summary of key points 324 -- 10.10 Worked examples 324 -- 11 Design of gravity walls 353 -- 11.1 Ground investigation for gravity walls 353 -- 11.2 Design situations and limit states 354 -- 11.3 Basis of design 355 -- 11.4 Reinforced concrete walls 359 -- 11.5 Mass gravity walls 365 -- 11.6 Reinforced fill structures 368 -- 11.7 Design for serviceability 368 -- 11.8 Structural design 369 -- 11.9 Supervision, monitoring, and maintenance 369 -- 11.10 Summary of key points 370 -- 11.11 Worked examples 370 -- 12 Design of embedded walls 399 -- 12.1 Ground investigation for embedded walls 399 -- 12.2 Design situations and limit states 401 -- 12.3 Basis of design 402 -- 12.4 Limiting equilibrium methods 407 -- 12.5 Soil-structure interaction analysis 418 -- 12.6 Design for serviceability 422 -- 12.7 Structural design 424 -- 12.8 Supervision, monitoring, and maintenance 424 -- 12.9 Summary of key points 424 -- 12.10 Worked examples 425 -- 13 Design of piles 443 -- 13.1 Ground investigation for piles 443 -- 13.2 Design situations and limit states 444 -- 13.3 Basis of design 445 -- 13.4 Piles subject to compression 449 -- 13.5 Piles subject to tension 452 -- 13.6 Piles subject to transverse actions 454 -- 13.7 Introducing reliability into the design of piles 454 -- 13.8 Design by calculation 464 -- 13.9 Design by testing 465 -- 13.10 Traditional design 468 -- 13.11 Changes made in the UK National Annex 470 -- 13.12 Supervision, monitoring, and maintenance 474 -- 13.13 Summary of key points 475 -- 13.14 Worked examples 475 -- 14 Design of anchorages 509 -- 14.1 Ground investigation for anchorages 510 -- 14.2 Design situations and limit states 510 -- 14.3 Basis of design 510 -- 14.4 Anchorage tests 513 -- 14.5 Pull-out resistance from tests 517 -- 14.6 Pull-out resistance by calculation 520 -- 14.7 Summary of key points 520 -- 14.8 Worked example 520 -- 15 Execution of geotechnical works 529 -- 15.1 Work of CEN TC 288 529 -- 15.2 Piles 530 -- 15.3 Walls and steep slopes 537 -- 15.4 Ground improvement 545 -- 15.5 Future developments 554 -- 16 Geotechnical reports 557 -- 16.2 Geotechnical investigation and testing reports 558 -- 16.3 Ground Investigation Report 561 -- 16.4 Geotechnical Design Report 563 -- 16.5 Comparison with existing practice 565 -- 16.6 Who writes what? 568 -- Reaction to the Eurocodes 573 -- Dissemination 575 -- Looking ahead 576 -- Appendix 1 Slope stability design charts 577 -- Appendix 2 Earth pressure coefficients 581 -- Appendix 3 Notes on the worked example 589.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Harris, Andrew, 1955-
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Engineering geology -- Standards -- Europe.
Structural design -- Standards -- Europe.
Standards, Engineering -- Europe.
Electronic books.
Variant Title Decoding Eurocode seven.
ISBN 0415409489 hardback
9780415409483 hardback
0203937724
9780203937723