Foundation Design: Theory and Practice – N. S. V. Kameswara Rao – 1st Edition

In Foundation Design: , Professor N. S. V. covers the key aspects of the subject, including principles of testing, interpretation, analysis, soil-structure interaction modeling, construction guidelines, and applications to rational design. Rao presents a wide array of numerical methods used in analyses so that readers can employ and adapt them on their own. Throughout the the emphasis is on practical , training readers in actual design procedures using the latest codes and standards in use throughout the world.

Foundation Design is designed for graduate in civil and geotechnical . The book is also ideal for undergraduate students, contractors, builders, developers, heavy machine manufacturers, and power plant engineers. Students in mechanical engineering will find the chapter on machine helpful for engineering applications.

1 Introduction.
2 Engineering Properties of Soil.
3 Bearing Capacity, Settlement, Stresses and Lateral Pressures in Soils.
4 Rational Design of Shallow Foundations.
5 Analysis of Footings on Elastic Foundations.
6 Numerical and Finite Difference Methods.
7 Finite Element Method.
8 Parameters and Criteria for Foundation Design.
9 Deep Foundations – Piles, Drilled Piers, Caissons and Pile-Raft Systems.
10 Design of Piles and Pile Groups.
11 Machine Foundations.
12 Structural Design of Foundations.

Title: Foundation Design: Theory and Practice
Author: N. S. V. Kameswara Rao
Edition: 1st Edition
ISBN: 9780470825341
Type: eBook
Language: English

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