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Designers' Guide to EN 1997-1 Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design - General Rules

Designers' Guide to EN 1997-1 Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design - General Rules

By: R. Frank, C. Bauduin, R. Driscoll

Details: Hardback, 232 pages.

List Price (RRP): £50.00 (No VAT Payable)Save £2.50 with our 5.0% online discountOur Online Price: £47.50

Publication date: 22/11/2004

Publisher: ICE Publishing

ISBN: 9780727731548

Publication Status: Active

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Publication Description

Presents a guide to the Geotechnical Design Eurocode. This book gives insight into a code that provides a comprehensive design philosophy that is not only applicable to various forms of geotechnical problems but also shares a common philosophy with the design methodology for structures of commonly encountered construction materials.

"Designers' Guide to EN 1997-1" presents a detailed guide to the new Geotechnical Design Eurocode. As such it gives an invaluable insight into a code that, for the first time, provides a comprehensive design philosophy that is not only applicable to all forms of geotechnical problems but also shares a common philosophy with the design methodology for structures of all the commonly encountered construction materials. Throughout, this book describes and explains the many unique features of ground engineering that require special design attention to ensure safety and adequate performance. Comprehensive checklists of aspects to be considered in design are given in Eurocode 7 and are emphasized in this book. This guide is essential reading for: Civil and structural engineers; code-drafting committees; clients; structural-design students; and public authorities. In fact, everyone who will be affected by the Eurocodes.

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