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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
Open WATCOM FORTRAN 77 Programmer's Guide, Tools and Graphics Library By Open WATCOM
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Another in a series of guides from those who brought you WATFOR and WATFIV. This volume includes a programmer's guide, a user's guide for the various tools available for the Open WATCOM FORTRAN 77,... More > and a graphics library reference to allow you to port the output into a useful graphical format.< Less
Open WATCOM FORTRAN 77 User's Guide and Language Reference By Open Watcom
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A combination of two manuals for the FORTRAN compiler from a pioneer in computer programming and code compiling. The User's Guide is an overview of the many features of Open WATCOM FORTRAN 77. The... More > Language Reference is an extensive description of FORTRAN 77, its language statements and features, and the extensions offered by the Open WATCOM compiler.< Less
Vulcanhammer.info Guide to Pile Driving Equipment II By Don Warrington
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In the tradition of the original, successful vulcanhammer.info Guide to Pile Driving Equipment, this volume contains more information on pile driving and driven piles in general and Vulcan pile... More > hammers in particular. Included is 1) an overview of pile driving and driven piles, 2) Bulletin 165, Field Service Manual, Vulcan Offshore Hammers, 3) Bulletin 168G, Field Service Manual for Vulcan Onshore Air/Steam Hammers, 4) Bulletin 171A, Field Service Manual, Vulcan Pile Extractors, and 5) Vulcan Offshore Specification Sheets.< Less
Marine Hydraulics By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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River Hydraulics presents the techniques and procedures that are used to investigate and resolve river engineering and analysis issues and the associated data requirements. It also provides guidance... More > for the selection of appropriate methods to be used for planning and conducting the studies. Tidal Hydraulics provides design guidance for the development or improvement of navigation and flood control projects in estuaries. Factors are presented that should be considered in providing safe and efficient navigation facilities with least construction and maintenance costs and/or providing protection from design floods. Considerations for preventing damage to the environmental quality of the estuary are also presented. It should be noted that coastal structures and approach channels are not included in this manual.< Less
Rock Foundations By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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This manual provides technical criteria and guidance for design of rock foundations for civil works or similar large military structures. It provides procedures to be used for planning a... More > satisfactory rock foundation design for the usual situation. Topics include a discussion on design considerations and factor of safety, site investigation techniques and procedures, rock mass characterization and classification schemes, foundation deformation and settlement, foundation bearing capacity, respectively, sliding stability assessment of gravity structures and slopes cut into rock mass, design of rock anchorage systems, selection of appropriate geotechnical instrumentation, and construction considerations.< Less
Laboratory Soils Testing By U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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This manual presents recommended testing procedures for making determinations of the soil properties to be used in the design of civil works projects. It is not intended to be a text book on soils... More > testing or to supplant the judgement of design engineers in specifying procedures to satisfy the requirements of a particular project, although it has been used in basic soil mechanics courses. Test procedures included are Water Content, Unit Weights, Void Ratio, Porosity and Degree Of Saturation, Liquid and Plastic Limits, Shrinkage Limit Test, Grain-size Analysis, Compaction Tests, Permeability Tests, Consolidation Test, Swell and Swell Pressure Tests. Drained Direct Shear Test, Triaxial Compression Tests, Determination of Critical Void Ratio, Unconfined Compression Test, Modified Providence Vibrated Density Test, and Pinhole Erosion Test for Identification of Dispersive Clays.< Less
Geotechnical Aspects of Pavements By Federal Highway Administration
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This manual covers the latest methods and procedures to address the geotechnical issues in pavement design, construction and performance for new construction, reconstruction, and rehabilitation... More > projects. The manual includes details on geotechnical exploration and characterization of in place and constructed subgrades as well as unbound base/subbase materials. The influence and sensitivity of geotechnical inputs are reviewed with respect to the requirements in past and current AASHTO design guidelines and the mechanistic-empirical design approach developed under NCHRP 1-37A, including the three levels of design input quality. Design details for drainage features and base/subbase material requirements are covered along with the evaluation and selection of appropriate remediation measures for unsuitable subgrades. Geotechnical aspects in relation to construction, construction specifications, monitoring, and performance measurements are discussed.< Less
Design and Construction of Continuous Flight Auger Piles (Geotechnical Engineering Circular #8) By Federal Highway Administration
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This manual presents the state-of-the-practice for design and construction of continuous flight auger (CFA) piles, including those piles commonly referred to as augered cast-in-place (ACIP) piles,... More > drilled displacement piles, and screw piles. CFA pile types, materials, and construction equipment and procedures are discussed. A performance-based approach is presented to allow contractors greater freedom to compete in providing the most cost-effective and reliable foundation system, and a rigorous construction monitoring and testing program to verify the performance. Quality control (QC)/quality assurance (QA) procedures are discussed, and general requirements for a performance specification are given.< Less
Design of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes By Federal Highway Administration
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This manual is the reference text used for the FHWA NHI courses No. 132042 and 132043 on Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes and reflects current practice for the design,... More > construction and monitoring of these structures. This manual was prepared to enable the engineer to identify and evaluate potential applications of MSE walls and RSS as an alternative to other construction methods and as a means to solve construction problems. The scope is sufficiently broad to be of value for specifications specialists, construction and contracting personnel responsible for construction inspection, development of material specifications and contracting methods. With the aid of this text, the engineer should be able to properly select, design, specify, monitor and contract for the construction of MSE walls and RSS embankments.< Less