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Foundation Analysis and Design

Foundation Analysis and Design

Foundation Analysis and Design

Innovative Methods

Edited by Robert L. Parsons; Limin Zhang; Wei Dong Guo; K. K. Phoon; and Michael Yang

Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP) GSP 153

2006 / 358 pp.

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Stock No. 47815 / ISBN: 9780784478158


Proceedings of sessions of the GeoShanghai Conference, held in Shanghai, China, June 6-8, 2006. Hosted by Tongji University and Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering, China. In cooperation with the Geo-Institute of ASCE; Georgia Institute of Technology; the University of Kansas; the University of Tennessee; International Association of Foundation Drilling; Deep Foundation Institute; Saga University; and Delft University of Technology.

This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 44 papers covering recent advances in the research and construction of shallow foundations, pile foundations, and limit state design. A keynote paper by Professor Harry Poulos summarizes recent advances in the settlement of pile groups. A section of 15 papers addresses statistical applications and the use of limit state design for foundations. Another section of 25 papers on deep foundations describe a series of advances in the estimation of pile capacity and pile installation issues. The final section includes three papers that focus on advances in the estimation of settlement associated with shallow foundations.

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