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An Introduction to Seepage, Slope and Settlement for Levees (Paperback)

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This publication provides introductory technical guidance for civil engineers and other professional engineers and construction managers interested in seepage, slope and settlement issues for levees. Here is what is discussed: 1. FOUNDATION UNDERSEEPAGE, 2. SEEPAGE THROUGH EMBANKMENTS, 3. EMBANKMENT STABILITY, 4. METHODS OF ANALYSIS, 5. CONDITIONS REQUIRING ANALYSIS, 6. MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE FACTORS OF SAFETY, 7. MEASURES TO INCREASE STABILITY, 8. SURFACE SLIDES, 9. SETTLEMENT, 10. SETTLEMENT ANALYSIS.

About the Author


Paul Guyer is a registered civil engineer, mechanical engineer, fire protection engineer and architect with 35 years of experience designing buildings and related infrastructure. For an additional 9 years he was a principal staff advisor to the California Legislature on capital outlay and infrastructure issues. He is a graduate of Stanford University and has held numerous national, state and local offices with the American Society of Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineering Institute and National Society of Professional Engineers. He is a Fellow of ASCE and AEI.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781530909728
ISBN-10: 1530909724
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: April 6th, 2016
Pages: 32
Language: English