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Concrete technology for cast in-situ foundations (C569)

Concrete technology for cast in-situ foundations focuses on the concrete technology issues relating to common buried foundation types including piles, diaphragm walls and pad, strip and raft foundations. This report provides guidance on the analysis and construction parameters to be considered in the selection of in-situ concrete for foundation applications. The report also discusses environmental issues and sustainable construction practices. This comprehensive report provides the designer, the contractor, and the concrete producer with current guidance on the application of in-situ concrete technology for foundation applications. It provides guidance on the analysis of durability and construction-related parameters to be considered in the selection of in-situ concrete for foundation applications. The report is based on a detailed review of published literature, consultation with experts and practitioners within the field, and case studies demonstrating good practice and highlighting critical issues.

Key words: ground engineering, concrete and structures, piling, underground construction.

ISBN: 978-0-86017-569-8
Author: N A Henderson et al
Number of pages: 84 (paperback)
Publisher: CIRIA
Date of Publication: January 2002