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A Guide to Pipe Jacking and Microtunneling Design
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A Guide to Pipe Jacking and Microtunneling Design
This 24-page guide includes numerous easy to understand charts and illustrations, while providing detailed information on pipe jacking and microtunneling techniques, applications and benefits, site investigations and information required for soil conditions, design and construction methods and length, load and tolerance information.
Going Underground: Tunneling Past, Present and Future
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Going Underground:Tunneling Past, Present and Future
Covers past and present experiences in tunneling and explores future possibilities. Sheds light on some of the most ambitious tunnel projects. Order today and receive this collection of essays that will provide you with a better understanding of the connections between the history of tunnels and developments in society, politics and technology.
Geotechnical Baseline Reports for Construction
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Geotechnical Baseline Reports for Construction
This resource examines the role of the geotechnical baseline report (GBR) as a means of allocating and managing risks associated with subsurface construction. The document discusses the rationale for the use of GBRs as a risk-management tool, the organization and content of a GBR, and the importance and benefit of ensuring compatibility between the GBR and other contract documents. This publication explains the application of GBRs to other types of subsurface projects, the application of GBRs in design/build project delivery, and recommendations based on industry-wide lessons learned. The document also addresses owners' perspectives and the importance of having experienced individuals involved during GBR preparation and review.
Karl Terzaghi: The Engineer as Artist
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Karl Terzaghi The Engineer as Artist ASCE
If civil engineering were a game, Karl Terzaghi had a right to lay down the rules—he had invented and established much of the groundwork. Terzhaghi (1883-1963) is one of the leading civil engineers of the 20th century and is widely known as the father of soil mechanics. His lifelong application of the principles established in his work took him throughout the world to engineering challenges in Communist Russia, Nazi Germany, America, and the entire post-war world.
Practical Guideline for the Application of Microtunnelling Methods*
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Practical Guideline for the Application of Microtunnelling Methods
This manual offers municipalities, drainage service companies, engineers and contractors a source of information and guidance for the planning and execution of sewer construction methods. Presents the most essential information according to the latest knowledge and the ancillary conditions which must be observed for the application in planning and construction methods for the trenchless installation of non-accessible drains and sewers.
Project Administration for Design-Build Contracts: A Primer for Owners, Engineers, and Contractors
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Project Administration for Design-Build Contracts: A Primer for Owners, Engineers, and Contractors
Explains the basics of administering a design-build project after the contract has been awarded. This book begins with an introduction to design-build project administration and goes on to cover topics such as scheduling, design administration, and design quality management. The authors examine construction topics including quality management, change orders, progress payments, and close-out. This practical guide provides case studies, often drawn from the authors' own experiences. This book is a resource for owners, engineers, construction contractors, and architects who find themselves in need of guidance in administering a design-build project. It will assist those professionals who actually do the designing, the building, and the contract administration. It organizes the options so that the advantages and disadvantages are highlighted, providing the user the necessary information to make sound business decisions.
Preparing for Design-Build Projects: A Primer for Owners, Engineers, and Contractors
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Preparing for Design-Build Projects: A Primer for Owners, Engineers, and Contractors ASCE Douglas Granberg James Koch Keith Molenaar
For nearly two decades, design-build (DB) contracting has become increasingly the method of choice in public and private construction projects. Many designers and builders are now drawn to design-build projects and must alter their business practices to accommodate the changed relationships within DB contracts. Preparing for Design-Build Projects: A Primer for Owners, Engineers, and Contractors is a professional reference that covers the basics of developing a design-build project. The authors focus on learning modules that break down the decision-making process and reassemble it as a straightforward method for DB projects from the owner's standpoint. This book acts as a timely guide on developing DB requests for qualification and requests for proposals. It also assists the reader in interpreting these documents in order to prepare a responsive DB proposal or to evaluate a series of proposals and make a source selection decision.
Geotechnical Testing, Observation, and Documentation, 2nd Edition
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Geotechnical Testing, Observation, and Documentation, 2nd Edition ASCE Tim Davis
An in-depth field manual for soil technicians and geotechnical engineers, this indispensable reference guide is designed for use during the investigation, grading, and construction phases of geotechnical projects. Davis has helped thousands of readers understand common laboratory and field tests, classify soil accurately, interpret project recommendations, and document the entire construction monitoring process. This updated and expanded edition offers new material on topics such as deep foundations, shallow foundations, retaining walls, and loss prevention. A comprehensive case study presents each step of a sample project, from site investigation and lab work through construction and documentation. Soil technicians contemplating the NICET or ICC certification exams will find it an essential test preparation aid.
Supertunnel Journey: from Light to Light
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Supertunnel Journey: from Light to Light Catherine Bassetti
Supertunnel Journey from light to light is a photojournalistic book documenting the building of the State Route 99 deep bore tunnel in Seattle, Washington—a historical transportation megaproject. 'Bertha' was the largest-diameter Earth Pressure Balance Tunnel Boring Machine at the time of delivery, and this project is the largest-diameter completed tunnel to-date. This is An epic feat, immortalized in 184 pages. Discover everything about the once in a lifetime Supertunnel project that changed the face of Seattle’s waterfront forever.
Resilience Engineering for Urban Tunnels
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Resilience Engineering for Urban Tunnels ASCE
Resiliency Engineering for Urban Tunnels addresses tunnels as a part of the complex urban infrastructure system including transportation systems, such as metro transit networks, and provides a basis for the development of a dynamic risk control and resilient design approach to urban tunnels.