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Site investigation: A handbook for engineers

Clayton, C.R.I., Matthews, M.C. and Simons, N.E. (1995) Site investigation: A handbook for engineers, Oxford, GB, Blackwell Science, 584pp.

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Site investigation is the crucial first step in design and construction, when the cost and practicality of a project are evaluated. It is also a necessary part of the investigation of building failures. This major reference work describes the organization of site investigation, the plant, sampling equipment and interpretation of results. The second edition includes new material on specification and procurement, desk studies on geophysics, sample disturbance and sampling methods, in–situ testing and laboratory testing.

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Published date: 6 July 1995
Additional Information: Second Edition


Local EPrints ID: 74827
ISBN: 0632029080
PURE UUID: 62f04747-ec73-4e57-817d-e2fb908d2d89

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:45

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Author: C.R.I. Clayton
Author: M.C. Matthews
Author: N.E. Simons

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