Practical Handbook of Grouting: Soil, Rock, and Structures

Practical Handbook of Grouting: Soil, Rock, and Structures (Hardcover)

By James Warner 
Publisher: Wiley
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0471463035
EAN: 9780471463030
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 720
Publish Date: 2004-4-5
Binding: Hardcover

Description

The first complete handbook for every aspect of grouting technology

The Practical Handbook of Grouting offers the most comprehensive, single-source reference covering all facets of grouting technology, including its application for control of water movement, strengthening of both soil and rock, and a wide range of structural applications. Richly illustrated with hundreds of informative photographs, graphs, and figures, this handbook provides invaluable advice on all stages of a project from initial investigation and design, through execution, monitoring, and quality control.

Broad coverage in the Practical Handbook of Grouting begins with a general overview of the topic and includes design and quality control issues, injection techniques, and a thorough discussion of drilling and grouting equipment, with practical focus on building custom equipment.

Enriched with real-world insights from the author, the Practical Handbook of Grouting features the latest information on:

  • Cementitious and noncementitious grouts, including new admixtures and polymers
  • Special construction requirements, including grouting inside structures, underground spaces, in extreme environments, and for emergency response support
  • Grouting equipment, including pumps, mixers, agitators, and delivery and monitoring systems
  • Pump mechanics, including the advantages and limitations of all pump types
  • "The Games Contractors Play," including marketing efforts, proposal trickery, on-the-job issues, and defending bad work

Complete with an extensive bibliography and references, the Practical Handbook of Grouting is a valuable resource for civil, structural, andgeotechnical engineers, geologists, contractors, and students in related fields.

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Specification

Title: Practical Handbook of Grouting: Soil, Rock, and Structures
Publisher: Wiley
Author: James Warner
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 0471463035
EAN: 9780471463030
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 720
Publish Date: 2004-4-5
Binding: Hardcover

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