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Contemporary Topics in In Situ Testing, Analysis, and Reliability of Foundations

Contemporary Topics in In Situ Testing

Contemporary Topics in In Situ Testing, Analysis, and Reliability of Foundations

Edited by Magued Iskander, Ph.D., P.E.; Debra F. Laefer, Ph.D.; Mohamad H. Hussein, P.E.

Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 186

2009 / 690 pp.

Soft Cover - In Stock
$110.00 List / $82.50ASCE Member
Stock No. 41022 / ISBN: 9780784410226


Proceedings of the International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo held in Orlando, Florida, March 15-19, 2009. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE; International Association of Foundation Drilling; Pile Driving Contractors Association.

This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 84 selected, peer-reviewed papers covering technological advances, case histories, present challenges related to foundations, ground support, and earth retention.

Topics discussed include:

  • In situ testing
  • Computational modeling
  • Reliability, serviceability, and LRFD
  • Scour of bridge foundations
  • Laterally loaded deep foundations
  • Issues in geotechnical education

GSP 186 will be invaluable to geotechnical professors and students, design engineers, contractors, geotechnologists, and others involved in geotechnical engineering.

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