1st Edition

Pressuremeters in Geotechnical Design

ISBN 9780367863869
Published December 12, 2019 by CRC Press
384 Pages

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Book Description

The use of pressuremeters in predicting in situ soil properties is increasing as the technique becomes established as a reliable method of site investigation. This book provides a thorough review of the topic and its use in site investigation.

Table of Contents

List of symbols. Introduction. Pressuremeter probes and testing equipment. Site operations. Analysis of expanding cavities. Factors affecting the interpretation of pressuremeter tests. Interpretation of pressuremeter tests. Design rules and applications. Choice of pressuremeter, specifications and developments. Appendix: Specifications and quantities. References and bibliography.

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B. G. Clarke is Professor of civil engineering design at Newcastle University.