EARTH-RETAINING STRUCTURES


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EARTH-RETAINING STRUCTURES
10104011010402 EARTH-RETAINING STRUCTURESJohn J. Peirce, P.E., D.GEThomas J. Tuozzolo, P.E.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of an earth-retaining structure is to create a safe excavation into which a permanent structure can be built or to be the permanent earth-retaining structure itself. This chapter focuses on temporary earth-retaining structures. The type of earth-retaining structure and method of installation are dependent upon many factors: the principal factors being the type of soil encountered, the elevation of groundwater, the depth …
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Robert T. Ratay, Ph.D., P.E.: Temporary Structures in Construction, Third Edition. EARTH-RETAINING STRUCTURES, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export