Preface. Introduction. Soil pressure measurement methods: measurement specifics and instruments. Contact soil pressure measurement techniques. Calibration apparatuses and calibration methods of soil pressure cells. Stiff contact pressure cells. Errors in measuring soil contact pressures by means of nonstiff pressure cells. Full-scale and field experiments: monitoring of in situ soil/structure interaction. Contact stresses at Interface between a stiff foundation block and foundation soil: large-scale model tests. Field investigation case histories. Stiff foundations on cohesive and nonhomogeneous soils. Lateral earth pressure at rest. Soil pressure on retaining walls. Vertical distribution of stresses within soil mass at the central part of a stiff slab. References. Index.
Gregory Tsinker brings his extensive knowledge of structural engineering and geotechnical design to his translation of George E. Lazebnik's work on soil-structure interaction. Monitoring of Soil-Structure Interaction is aimed at professional geotechnical and foundation engineers who deal with soil-foundation interaction, soil pressure distribution, or ground monitoring instruments. This book will incorporate original data and emphasize practical, mathematical models for measuring soil pressure on the foundations of a structure. Readers will be able to compare their calibrated measurements to the data presented in the book.
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