Piled Foundations in Weak Rock

Gordon Masterton, J A Gannon, W A Wallace, David Muir Wood

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

This book summarises current knowledge and practice. It provides a definition of weak rock, and considers the nature of the material and the best ways of investigating, characterising and classifying weak rock for the purpose of pile design. Four published design methods are examined, and five case studies illustrate the main points of the report.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherCIRIA
Commissioning bodyConstruction Industry Research & Information Association
Number of pages140
VolumeReport 181
ISBN (Print)0860174948
Publication statusPublished - 1999

Keywords

  • Foundations, Piling, Weak Rock,

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