An Introduction to Basic Considerations for Foundations Design in the Arctic (Paperback)

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This publication provides introductory technical guidance for civil engineers and other professional engineers and construction managers interested in design of foundations for buildings and other infrastructure in arctic and subarctic conditions. Here is what is discussed: 1. THERMAL EFFECTS 2. SEASONAL FROST HEAVE AND SETTLEMENT 3. GROUNDWATER 4. EFFECT OF SURCHARGE 5. FOUNDATION MATERIALS 6. STRUCTURAL MATERIALS.

About the Author


Paul Guyer is a registered civil engineer, mechanical engineer, fire protection engineer and architect with 35 years of experience designing buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional 9 years he was a principal staff advisor to the California Legislature on capital outlay and infrastructure issues. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has held numerous national, state and local offices with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineering Institute and National Society of Professional Engineers. He is a Fellow of ASCE, AEI and CABE (U.K.).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781548394806
ISBN-10: 1548394807
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: June 27th, 2017
Pages: 56
Language: English