This book contains background information and procedural guidelines concerning the maintenance of fleet moorings and spare fleet mooring material. This includes mooring installation and recovery... More > procedures, the refurbishing and overhaul of mooring material ashore and afloat, inspection criteria and guidelines, inventory storage criteria, and the utilization of cathodic protection systems to effectively reduce the corrosion rate of mooring material.< Less
This excellent handbook combines four technical manuals covering Site Investigations, Laboratory Testing of Soils and basic Soils Engineering applicable to the Planning, Design and Construction of... More > Pile Foundations and other major Civil Structures.
Our manual reviews the various methods of conducting site investigations and laboratory and field testing, preliminary to project design. Covering the basics of soils identification procedures and goes on to settlement behavior, seepage, slope stability and other important subjects. Detailing some more difficult technical subjects including seismic activity and vibrations to some of the modern solutions for soils stabilization such as vibro-flotation and cement or chemical grouting methods.< Less
This working manual covers everything from theory, practical design, templates, installation, filling, equipment, maintenance to removal. With the combination of the TVA Technical Monograph 75-Steel... More > Sheet Pile Cofferdams on the Rock manual and the US Corps of Engineers manual - Theoretical Manual for Design of Cellular Sheet Pile Structures our Cellular Cofferdams handbook make for an excellent reference book.
Cellular Cofferdams, the large, barrel-like, interconnected structures formed of steel sheet piling and filled with coarse soil. Generally utilized for dewatering large construction sites as well as building piers, quaywalls, bulkheads, breakwaters and artificial islands. Over the years, a few papers on design theory have come forth, but only one complete publication devoted to the entire subject.< Less
Soil Mechanics - Version 2 is designed as a comprehensive reference book on both soil mechanics and soil testing. With over 700 pages, we have included, in their entirety, the most common laboratory... More > procedures for soils testing, which is rare to see in soil mechanics textbooks. This manual is primarily intended for the active practitioner in the field, although it is certainly a useful reference for students.< Less