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Deep Excavations: A Practice Manual, 2d ed.


Deep excavations; a practice manual, 2d ed.

Puller, Malcom.

Thomas Telford


571 pages




This comprehensive manual that presents, in a selective way, the design and construction of deep excavations made for civil engineering purposes. Practitioner Puller has update this edition to include the most current research, the provisions of Eurocode 7, and the latest in equipment, construction techniques and geotechnical processes. He covers groundwater control, side slopes and soil retention in open excavation, vertical soil support, cofferdam construction, basement construction and design, cut-and-cover construction, shafts and caissons, and soil movement due to deep excavations. The appendix includes a very helpful selection of typical soil parameters and correlations for initial design purposes. Distributed in the US by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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