Deep Excavations Third edition: A Practical Manual

Deep Excavations Third edition: A Practical Manual

Puller, Malcolm; Puller, David; Puller, David J.

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  • 9780727741172
  • Hardback
  • English
  • 336
  • ICE Publishing
  • Feb 2018
  • Available to order but dispatch within 5-10 days
Deep Excavations: a practical manual assembles the practical rules and details for the efficient and economical execution of deep excavations. The third edition uses international case examples, including the Nicoll Highway, Singapore, the Silken Hotel, Aldwych, alongside the experience of both design and construction from published work and practical experience to do this. Each chapter is fully updated to current practice, including the latest contractor safety measures, construction regulations (including manslaughter) and causes and avoidance of injury and fatality.

New material has been included on:

* Basic reasons behind deep excavations
* Typical design calculations for basement excavation support and for cofferdams
* Underpinning and ground freezing in design of soil support
* Risk of deep cofferdams in soft ground
* CTRL cut and cover; and Well formulae
And further detail included on:

* the computer programs available - FLAC, ABACUS, etc.