This book provides comprehensive guidance on maintaining old waterfront structures, particularly gravity walls constructed with stone masonry, brick, blocks or mass concrete. It will be valuable for all engineers responsible for such structures.
Table of Contents
Foreword. Acknowledgements. Glossary. Introduction. Types of wall. Review of circumstances affecting wall performance. Management of maintenance and rehabilitation. Inspection and monitoring. Investigation techniques. Structural appraisal of a wall. Maintenance and rehabilitation methods. References. Appendices: Factors of safety and selection of key design parameters. Application of geophysical methods for the investigation of old waterfront walls. Performance of old waterfront walls - survey results. Index.
R.N. Bray and P.F.B. Tatham