Foundation Systems for High-Rise Structures
CRC Press | Civil Engineering | Aug 15 2016 | ISBN-10: 149874477X | 314 pages | pdf | 33.76 mb
by Rolf Katzenbach (Author), Steffen Leppla (Author), Deepankar Choudhury (Author)
The book deals with the geotechnical analysis and design of foundation systems for high-rise buildings and other complex structures with a distinctive soil-structure interaction. The basics of the analysis of stability and serviceability, necessary soil investigations, important technical regulations and quality and safety assurance are explained and possibilities for optimised foundation systems are given. Additionally, special aspects of foundation systems such as geothermal activated foundation systems and the reuse of existing foundations are described and illustrated by examples from engineering practice.
About the Author
Professor Dr.-Ing. Rolf Katzenbach is the Director of the Institute and the Laboratory of Geotechnics at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany and the Chairman of TC 212 on Deep Foundations of ISSMGE. Dipl.-Ing.
Steffen Leppla is a scientific research assistant at the Institute and Laboratory of Geotechnics of Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.
Professor Deepankar Choudhury is a full Professor at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India. He is the Secretary of TC 212 on Deep Foundations, and of TC 207 Soil Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls of ISSMGE
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