Selected U.S. Papers in Geotechnical Engineering

Author: W. Allen Marr

Publisher: ASCE Publications

ISBN: 9780784475263

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2326

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Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE This collection of 78 historical papers provides a wide view of the rich body of literature that documents the development of fundamental concepts geotechnical engineering and their application to practical problems. From the highly theoretical to the elegantly practical, the papers in this one-of-a-kind collection are significant for their contributions to the geotechnical engineering literature. Among the writings of more than 60 geotechnical engineering pioneers are several by Karl Terzaghi, widely known as the father of soil mechanics, R.R. Proctor, Arthur Casagrande, and Ralph Peck. Many of these papers contain information as useful today as when they were first written. Others provide great insight into the origins and development of the field and the thought processes of its leaders.
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Building Sites and Urban Transformation in the 1960s

Author: Jacob Paskins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317379454

Category: Architecture

Page: 234

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During the 1960s, building sites in Paris became spaces that expressed preoccupations about urban transformation, labour immigration and national identity. As new buildings and infrastructure changed the city, building sites revealed the substandard living and working conditions of migrant construction workers in France. Moreover, construction was the touchstone in debates about the dangers of urban life, and triggered action in communities whose districts faced demolition. Paris Under Construction explores the social, political and cultural responses to construction work and urban transformation in the Paris metropolitan region during the 1960s. This examination of a decade of intensive building work considers the ways in which the experience of construction was mediated, produced and reproduced through a range of complex and sometimes contradictory representations. The building sites that produced the new Paris are no longer visible, and were perhaps never intended to be seen, yet different groups closely observed and recorded construction, giving it meanings that went beyond specific building activities. The research draws extensively on French newspaper, television and radio archives, and delves into rarely examined trade union material. Paris Under Construction gives voice to the witnesses of—and participants in—urban transformation who are usually excluded from architectural and urban history.
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Theorie und Berechnung von Knickstäben Knickvorschriften

Author: Curt F. Kollbrunner,Martin Meister

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642521177

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

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recherche d'une méthode critique d'analyse : journée d'étude du 2 juin 2000 organisée au Collège de France

Author: Jean-Michel Leniaud,Béatrice Bouvier

Publisher: École nationale des chartes

ISBN: 9782900791424

Category: Architectural criticism

Page: 326

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Au XIXe siècle, les productions sur l'architecture qui émanent de la presse générale et spécialisée se comptent en millions de volumes et en dizaines de millions d'images. Cette masse énorme d'imprimés a marqué certainement l'art de bâtir, sans qu'on puisse davantage apprécier le phénomène. Elle défie, en effet, la curiosité de l'historien : comment l'exploiter, pour quels objectifs le faire, qu'en retenir ? Une rencontre de jeunes chercheurs et d'historiens du livre, de la critique d'art et de l'architecture a tenté, lors d'une journée d'étude au Collège de France, de répondre à ces questions. Une conclusion : placer les méthodes quantitatives de l'histoire du livre au service de la problématique de l'historien de l'architecture et de ses soucis qualitatifs. Aux actes de cette rencontre a été joint ici le répertoire des périodiques d'architecture en langue française publiés entre 1800 et 1970. Pour la première fois, le chercheur dispose d'une liste de 606 revues : un indispensable outil de travail.
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Author: Comité français de mécanique des roches,Pierre Duffaut

Publisher: Presses des MINES

ISBN: 2911762452

Category: Engineering geology

Page: 459

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La 4e de couverture indique : La Mécanique des roches, pour quoi faire? Comme son aînée la mécanique des sols, c'est une science pour l'ingénieur, portant sur des matériaux et des applications plus diversifiés encore que les "sols". Les domaines d'application ont été longtemps très cloisonnés; les ingénieurs en mine, pétrole, génie civil, issus d'ailleurs d'écoles plus ou moins spécialisées, sont longtemps restés prisonniers d'une culture spécifique, développée de longue date sur l'empirisme des anciens. Le Comité français de Mécanique des roches a eu pour premier objectif de faire tomber ces barrières culturelles, et cet ouvrage qu'il a conçu et signé, constitue pour cela un instrument privilégié. Construit comme un panorama, il donne une vue générale des principales applications sans prétendre entrer dans les détails. Comme dans le tome 1, Fondements, ce qu'on appelle "Mécanique des roches" dans ce tome 2, Les applications, c'est la mécanique, appliquée aux roches, pour résoudre les problèmes des ingénieurs, aux confins de la science et des technologies. La variété et la complexité des roches lui confèrent à la fois unité et richesse.
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Author: C. W. W. Ng,N. E. Simons,Bruce Keith Menzies

Publisher: Thomas Telford

ISBN: 9780727732637

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 408

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The book gives both student and practising civil engineers a useful review of the state-of-the-art of designing deep foundations, excavations and tunnels. In addition, the case studies and numerical modelling presented give valuable insights into the challenges of soil-structure engineering.
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RESERVATORIOS, CAIXAS D'AGUA, PISCINAS

Author: A. GUERRIN,ROGER C. LAVAUR,CARLOS ANTONIO LAUAND

Publisher: Ryoki Inoue Produções

ISBN: 9788528900484

Category:

Page: 417

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Sumário - Exigências técnicas a satisfazer na construção de um reservatório; Os efeitos a considerar; Classificação dos reservatórios; A forma do tanque; Aspecto dos reservatórios; A forma do tanque; Aspecto dos reservatórios, estética; Tecnologia; Depósito circular apoiado no solo; Depósito de forma qualquer, apoiado no solo; Reservatório retangular apoiado no solo; Reservatório circular apoiado no solo; Reservatório de forma qualquer apoiado no solo; Reservatórios muito grandes; Piscina sobre pilares; Reservatórios sobre pilares; Revestimentos - isolação - impermeabilização; Juntas; Métodos de cálculo; Paredes; Lajes; Nervuras; Tensões; Ferragem; Cobertura; Radier; Tampa; Laje oblíqua; Caixa d'água retangular; Caixa d'água de pequena seção horizontal; Caixa d'água de grande seção retangular contendo uma pequena altura de água; Caixa d'água de grande capacidade; Piscina elevada; Caixa d'água circular; Tampa; Paredes; Método analítico; Método por recorrência; Paredes em arcos múltiplos; Ressalto; Fundo; Cintamento; Pilar de apoio; Exemplos numéricos; Pequeno reservatório paralelepipédico coberto; Reservatório coberto nervurado; Grande reservatório retangular com contrafortes; Reservatórios circulares apoiados no solo; Pequeno reservatório; Grande reservatório elevado de 1.500 m3 de Montreuil; Grande reservatório de 2.500 m3 de grande altura.
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