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Accelerating economic development and urbanization has led to engineers becoming increasingly ambitious, carrying out excavations in more difficult soils, so that excavations are deeper and more extensive. These complex conditions require advanced analysis, design methods and construction technologies. Most books on general foundation engineering introduce basic analysis and design of excavation, but do not usually deal with analysis and design in practice. This book covers both areas, introducing methods currently used in modern engineering, which can readily be applied to analysis and design in actual excavations. Based on interaction between research results, analysis and teaching experience, the book is suitable for both teachers and engineers in advanced analysis and design. Each chapter ends with a series of problems and solutions, making it equally useful as a textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Chang-Yu Ou
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2006-09-21
File: 532 Pages
ISBN-13: 0415403308

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Philip Barker's survey of current excavation techniques - at once authoritative and stimulating - was immeadiately hailed as the standard work and is one of the most widely used archaeological field manuals. Now in its third edition, it has again been revised, updated and expanded to include the latest developments in archaeological techniques.

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Genre: Archaeology
Author: Philip Barker
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 1993
File: 285 Pages
ISBN-13: 0713471697

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This manual shows you, in simple, easy -to-understand language, how to calculate the amount of dirt you'll have to move, the cost of owning and operating the machines you'll do it with, and finally, how to assign bid prices to each part of the job. Using clear, detailed illustrations and examples, the author makes it easy to follow and duplicate his system. The book ends with a complete sample estimate, from the take-off to completing the bid sheet.Included in this book: -- How to set up & use an organized & logical estimating system -- How to read plans & specs -- Why a site visit is mandatory -- How to assess accessibility & job difficulty -- How soil haracteristics can affect your estimate -- The best ways to evaluate subsurface conditions -- Figuring your overhead -- How to get the information you need from contour maps -- When you have to undercut -- Dealing with irregular regions and odd areas -- Factors for estimating swell and shrinkage -- Balancing the job: spoil & borrow -- Calculating machine owning & operating costs -- The two common methods of estimating earthwork quantities

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Deryl Burch
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
Release: 1997
File: 446 Pages
ISBN-13: 0934041962

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&Quot;This book assembles the practical rules and details for the efficient and economical execution of deep excavations. It draws together a wealth of experience of both design and construction from published work and the lifetime practice of the author. This second edition is extensively revised to include changes in design emphasis including those due to Eurocode 7 and descriptions of the latest equipment, construction techniques and geotechnical processes. Additional details include those of the latest piling and diaphragm wall equipment and innovations in top-down construction applied to basements and cut-and-cover works. The section on caissons has been expanded to include design methods."--BOOK JACKET.

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Genre: Excavation
Author: Malcolm Puller
Publisher: Thomas Telford
Release: 2003
File: 571 Pages
ISBN-13: 0727731505

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It includes hundreds of tips, pictures, diagrams and tables that every excavation contractor and supervisor can use This revised edition explains how to handle all types of excavation, grading, paving, pipeline and compaction jobs -- whether it's a highway, subdivision, commercial, or trenching job. This edition has been completely rewritten to cover new materials, equipment and techniques.It includes hundreds of tips, pictures, diagrams and tables.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Nick Capachi
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
Release: 1987
File: 380 Pages
ISBN-13: 0934041296

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This book is a general introduction to trench excavation and support for engineers. It is a concise guide for all those involved in this potentially hazardous area of construction.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: John K. Budleigh
Publisher: Thomas Telford
Release: 1989
File: 74 Pages
ISBN-13: 0727713477

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Wendy C. Ortiz was an only child and a bookish, insecure girl living with alcoholic parents in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Her relationship with a charming and deeply flawed private school teacher fifteen years her senior appeared to give her the kind of power teenagers wish for, regardless of consequences. Her teacher -- now a registered sex offender -- continually encouraged her passion for writing while making her promise she was not leaving any written record about their dangerous sexual relationship. This conflicted relationship with her teacher may have been just five years long, but would imprint itself on her and her later relationships, queer and straight, for the rest of her life. In Excavation: A Memoir, the black and white of the standard victim/perpetrator stereotype gives way to unsettling grays. The present- day narrator reflects on the girl she once was, as well as the teacher and parent she has become. It's a beautifully written and powerful story of a woman reclaiming her whole heart.

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Genre: Child sexual abuse by teachers
Author: Wendy C. Ortiz
Publisher:
Release: 2014
File: 235 Pages
ISBN-13: 1892061481

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An introduction to excavation methods for archaeologists.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: David L. Carmichael
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
Release: 2003
File: 126 Pages
ISBN-13: 0759100195

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This volume contains seven keynote lectures and over 100 technical contributions by scientists, researchers, engineers and students from more than 25 countries and regions worldwide on the subject of soft soil engineering.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: A.K.L. Kwong
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2001-01-01
File: 720 Pages
ISBN-13: 9026518668

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Pipeline contracting can be rewarding work -- or a profitable sideline for any excavation contractor. But not everyone who owns a backhoe is ready to start bidding water, sewer and drainage jobs. This practical manual can help you develop the skills needed to succeed as an undergroung utility contractor. -- back cover.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Dave Roberts
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
Release: 1987
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 0934041229

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