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FHWA Soils and Foundations Reference Manual Volume I By Federal Highway Administration
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This course manual is intended for design and construction professionals involved with the selection, design and construction of geotechnical features for surface transportation facilities. The... More > manual is geared towards practitioners who routinely deal with soils and foundations issues but who may have little theoretical background in soil mechanics or foundation engineering. The manual’s content follows a project-oriented approach where the geotechnical aspects of a project are traced from preparation of the boring request through design computation of settlement, allowable footing pressure, etc., to the construction of approach embankments and foundations. A complete example bridge project is included.< Less
Foundations and Earth Structures: NAVFAC DM 7.02 By Naval Facilities Engineering Command
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For over forty years, the NAVFAC DM (Design Manual) 7 Series has been the classic reference on geotechnical engineering. This volume (Foundations and Earth Structures, DM 7.02) is the second volume.... More > It covers a wide variety of topics, including excavations; compaction, earthwork and hydraulic fills; analysis of walls and retaining structures; shallow foundations, and deep foundations. Complete with glossary. Also with a new foreword and a cover photo by J. Ledlie Klosky.< Less
Soil Mechanics: NAVFAC DM 7.01 By Naval Facilities Engineering Command
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For over forty years, the NAVFAC DM (Design Manual) 7 Series has been the classic reference on geotechnical engineering. This volume (Soil Mechanics, DM 7.01) is the first volume. It covers many... More > aspects of soil mechanics, including the identification and classification of soil and rock; field exploration, testing and instrumentation; laboratory testing; distribution of stresses; analysis of settlement and volume expansion; seepage and drainage, and; slope stability and protection. Complete with glossary and a foreword by J. Ledlie Klosky.< Less
WEAP86: Wave Equation Analysis of Pile Foundations By Federal Highway Administration
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WEAP86/WEAP87 (the two programs were virtually identical) were the last versions of GRL’s classic WEAP (Wave Equation Analysis of Pile Foundations) program to be released into the public... More > domain. Although these programs have been around a long time, they are still useful for the analysis of driven pile foundations for a wide variety of popular pile hammers. The publication is divided into four volumes, all of which are included in this reprint. Volume I contains background material. This details the basic theory behind the wave equation as applied to piles. Volume II is the User Manual for the mainframe version, and is included here for historical reference. Volume III contains installation details. Volume IV is the User Manual for the PC version. WEAP87 is a DOS program which can still be run on a wide variety of Windows computers. It can be downloaded from http://www.vulcanhammer.info/drivability/weap/. Note carefully both the terms and conditions of the website and the disclaimer for this book.< Less
Welding: Design Procedures and Inspection By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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This document provides criteria and guidance for the design and specification of welded structural components and systems in accordance with current technology, standards and materials. This includes... More > information on design approaches, use of technical manuals, guidance on the application of codes and industry standards, and the design and specification of welded details, inspection and quality. The scope of this document is welding for general building construction for military applications, and does not include underwater, piping, or cryogenic applications, bridges, sheet steels, or the welding of materials other than structural steel. A building is defined as any structure, fully or partially enclosed, used or intended for sheltering persons or property.< Less
Welding Materials Handbook By Naval Facilities Engineering Command
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A practical "how-to" guide for a wide variety of material and repair situations, this handbook describes various welding materials and techniques available. The emphasis is placed upon... More > interchangeability of materials ordinarily found. Although complete coverage of all possible materials and their various applications is not furnished, the data provided in this handbook will cover many maintenance situations. The handbook also describes several related maintenance techniques, including wearfacing, MAPP Gas Welding, and some cold processes that can be substituted for welding procedures in certain maintenance applications.< Less
Vulcanhammer.info Guide to Pile Driving Equipment By Don Warrington
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Driven piles are the oldest known form of deep foundations, and remain the most reliable today. Vulcan Iron Works produced reliable, rugged pile hammers, some of which remain in service after a... More > century in the field. Now the hammers and the piles are put together in a complete reference that discusses all of the various types of pile driving equipment, including air/steam, diesel, hydraulic, vibratory and others. Extensive material on accessories and leaders is also included. A description of the drivability analysis process has a worked example to make the concepts more easily understood. In addition to this, extensive resources from the Vulcan and Raymond library are included, including the User’s Guide to Safe Operation, an expanded Data Manual, sections from the Raymond Superintendent’s Handbook, and field service manuals for Vulcan onshore and offshore air/steam hammers, diesel hammers, vibratory hammers and the DGH series hammers.< Less
Coastal Engineering Manual: Design of Project Elements Part II By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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The Coastal Engineering Manual (CEM) provides a single, comprehensive technical document that incorporates tools and procedures to plan, design, construct, and maintain coastal projects. This... More > engineering manual will include the basic principles of coastal processes, methods for computing coastal planning and design parameters, and guidance on how to formulate and conduct studies in support of coastal flooding, shore protection, and navigation projects. Topics in this Part II includes reliability in design, case studies of the design of specific project elements, and monitoring, maintenance and repair of coastal projects. Part I includes the introduction to coastal project element design, types and functions of coastal structures, site specific design conditions, materials and construction aspects, and fundamentals of design.< Less
Coastal Engineering Manual: Design of Project Elements Part I By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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The Coastal Engineering Manual (CEM) provides a single, comprehensive technical document that incorporates tools and procedures to plan, design, construct, and maintain coastal projects. This... More > engineering manual will include the basic principles of coastal processes, methods for computing coastal planning and design parameters, and guidance on how to formulate and conduct studies in support of coastal flooding, shore protection, and navigation projects. Topics in this Part I include the introduction to coastal project element design, types and functions of coastal structures, site specific design conditions, materials and construction aspects, and fundamentals of design. Part II includes reliability in design, case studies of the design of specific project elements, and monitoring, maintenance and repair of coastal projects.< Less
Soil Mechanics, Foundations and Earth Structures: NAVFAC DM 7 By Naval Facilities Engineering Command
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For nearly forty years, the NAVFAC DM (Design Manual) 7 Series has been the classic reference on geotechnical engineering. The end product of nearly forty years of research and practice, it contains... More > a wealth of information, some of which cannot be found anywhere else. Many of its charts and tables are still reproduced in text and reference books. This book is a scanned facsimile of the first two (and most important) volumes of the DM 7 series: Soil Mechanics (DM 7.01) and Foundations and Earth Structures (DM 7.02.) Packaged in an attractive and handy format, the book is ideal for reference. With a foreword by J. Ledlie Klosky.< Less