Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition 2 9780071761338 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A complete, up-to-date guide for forensic engineers Fully revised and packed with current case studies, Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition provides a step-by-step approach to conducting a professional forensic geotechnical and foundation investigation. This authoritative resource explains how to: Investigate damage, deterioration, and collapse in a structure Determine what caused the damage Develop repair recommendations Diagnose cracks Prepare files and reports Avoid civil liability Helpful charts and photographs aid in your understanding of the material covered. With expert advice on all aspects of the process--from accepting the assignment to delivering compelling testimony--this is a practical, all-in-one guide to geotechnical and foundation investigations in forensic engineering. Explains how to investigate damage due to: Settlement of structures * Expansive soil * Lateral Movement * Earthquakes * Erosion * Deterioration * Bearing Capacity Failures * Shrinkage Cracking of Concrete Foundations * Timber Decay * Soluble Soil * Groundwater and Moisture Problems * And Other Causes
Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition

Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering, Second Edition

2nd Edition
By Robert Day
ISBN10: 0071761330
ISBN13: 9780071761338
Copyright: 2011

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Program Details

Chapter 1. Introduction
Part 1: Assignment and Investigation
Chapter 2. The Assignment
Chapter 3. The Investigation
Part 2: Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Investigations
Chapter 4. Settlement of Structures
Chapter 5. Expansive Soil
Chapter 6. Lateral Movement
Chapter 7. Other Geotechnical and Foundation Problems
Chapter 8. Groundwater and Moisture Problems
Part 3: Repairs and Crack Diagnosis
Chapter 9. Repairs
Chapter 10. Crack Diagnosis
Part 4: Reducing Potential Liability
Chapter 11. Concluding Chapter
Appendix A. Recommended Practices for Design Professionals Engaged as Experts in the Resolution of Construction Industry Disputes (ASFE)
Appendix B. Case Management Order
Appendix C. References

About the Author

Robert Day

Robert W. Day (San Diego, CA) has published over 200 papers, as is currently active on various committees with ASCE, ASTM, Tranportation Research Board, and received a design award from AIA. After completing his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Civil Engineering at Villanova specializing in Structural Engineering, he completed his masters in Civil Engineering and Engineer Degree at MIT.