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Foundations for Building and Earth Substructures

Training Manual 1 - Soils and Geology Procedures for Design of Buildings and Other Structures (200 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Identification and Classification of Soil and Rock
Chapter 3 - Engineering Properties of Soil and Rock
Chapter 4 - Field Explorations
Chapter 5 - Settlement Analysis
Chapter 6 - Bearing-capacity Analysis
Chapter 7 - Dewatering and Groundwater Control
Chapter 8 - Slope Stability Analysis
Chapter 9 - Selection of Foundation Type
Chapter 10 - Spread Footings and Mat Foundations
Chapter 11 - Deep Foundations Including Drilled Piers
Chapter 12 - Pile Foundations
Chapter 13 - Foundations on Expansive Soils
Chapter 14 - Retaining Walls and Excavation Support Systems
Chapter 15 - Foundations on Fill and Backfilling
Chapter 16 - Stabilization of Subgrade Soils
Chapter 17 - Design for Equipment Vibrations and Seismic Loadings
Chapter 18 - Foundations in Areas of Significant Frost Penetration


Training Manual 2 - Backfill for Subsurface Structures (56 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Planning and Design of Structures and Excavations to Accommodate Backfill Operations
Chapter 3 - Evaluation, Design and Processing of Backfill Materials
Chapter 4 - Earthwork: Excavation and Preparation for Foundations
Chapter 5 - Backfill Operations
Chapter 6 - Specification Provisions
Chapter 7 - Construction Control


Training Manual 3 - Dewatering and Groundwater Control (156 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Methods for Dewatering, Pressure Relief and Seepage Cutoff
Chapter 3 - Geologic, Soil and Groundwater Investigations
Chapter 4 - Design of Dewatering, Pressure Relief and Groundwater Control Systems
Chapter 5 - Installation of Dewatering and Groundwater Control Systems
Chapter 6 - Operation and Performance Control
Chapter 7 - Contract Specifications


Training Manual 4 - Grouting Methods and Equipment (88 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Subsurface Investigations
Chapter 3 - Grouts
Chapter 4 - Grouting Methods
Chapter 5 - Grouting Equipment


Training Manual 5 - Foundations in Expansive Soils (92 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Recognition of Problem Areas
Chapter 3 - Field Exploration
Chapter 4 - Laboratory Investigations
Chapter 5 - Methodology for Prediction of Volume Changes
Chapter 6 - Design of Foundations
Chapter 7 - Minimization of Foundation Movement
Chapter 8 - Construction Techniques and Inspection
Chapter 9 - Remedial Procedures


Training Manual 6 - Engineering Use of Geotextiles (56 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Geotextiles in Pavement Applications
Chapter 3 - Filtration and Drainage
Chapter 4 - Geotextile Reinforced Embankment on Soft Foundation
Chapter 5 - Railroad Track Construction and Rehabilitation
Chapter 6 - Erosion and Sediment Control
Chapter 7 - Reinforced Soil Walls


Training Manual 7 - Foundations and Earth Structures (262 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Excavations
Chapter 2 - Compaction, Earthwork and Hydraulic Fills
Chapter 3 - Analysis of Walls and Retaining Structures
Chapter 4 - Shallow Foundations
Chapter 5 - Deep Foundations


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