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Soils, ground investigation and foundations: A collection of BRE expert guidance on ground assessment, design and movement of foundations, and ancillary works (AP 310) <b>DOWNLOAD</b>

Soils, ground investigation and foundations: A collection of BRE expert guidance on ground assessment, design and movement of foundations, and ancillary works (AP 310) DOWNLOAD

by BRE (Various) (07-Jun-2016)

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Book Description

A valuable reference library of BRE Digests, Information Papers, and Good Building and Repair Guides on ground assessment, design and movement of foundations, and ancillary works.

This pack is one of a series of compilations of BRE background documents and current guidance and advice on the built environment, each offering exceptional value for construction professionals.

Contents

Ground assessment
Optimising ground investigation DG 472 (2002)
A simple guide to in-situ ground testing:
Part 1 – What is it and why do it? IS 1 (2003)
Part 2 – Cone penetration testing IS 2 (2003)
Part 3 – Flat dilatometer testing IS 3 (2003)
Part 4 – Dynamic probing IS 4 (2003)
Part 5 – Pressuremeter testing IS 5 (2003)
Part 6 – Large-diameter plate loading tests IS 6 (2003)
Part 7 – Geophysical testing IS 7 (2003)
Desiccation in clay soils DG 412 (1996)

Foundation design
Simple foundations for low-rise housing:
Part 1 – Site investigation GG 39-1 (2000)
Part 2 – ‘Rule of thumb’ GG 39-2 (2001)
Part 3 – Groundworks: getting it right GG 39-3 (2002)
Low-rise building foundations on soft ground DG 471 (2002)
Foundations for low-rise building extensions GG 53 (2002)
Building on brownfield sites:
Part 1 – Identifying the hazards GG 59-1 (2003)
Part 2 – Reducing the risks GG 59-2 (2004)
Development of sites containing expansive ferrous slags IP 8/05 (2005)
Pfa grouts for stabilising mine workings IP 10/06 (2006)
Low-rise buildings on fill:
Part 1 – Classification and load-bearing characteristics DG 427-1 (1997)
Part 2 – Site investigation, ground movement and foundation design DG 427-2 (1998)
Part 3 – Engineered fill DG 427-3 (1998)
Low-rise building foundations: the influence of trees in clay soils DG 298 (1999)
Low-rise buildings on shrinkable clay soils:
Part 1 DG 240 (1993)
Part 2 DG 241 (1990)
Principal drivers for reusing foundations IP 5/07 (2007)
Sustainability in foundations IP 11/10 (2010)

Foundation movement and damage
Why do buildings crack? DG 361 (2014)
Assessment of damage in low-rise buildings DG 251 (1995)
Simple measuring and monitoring of movement in low rise buildings:
Part 1 – Cracks DG 343 (1989)
Part 2 – Settlement, heave and out-of-plumb DG 344 (1995)
Monitoring building and ground movement by precise levelling DG 386 (1993)
Cracks caused by foundation movement GR 1 (1996)
Damage to buildings caused by trees GR 2 (1996)
Pruning trees to reduce water use: summaries of research conclusions and recommendations IP 7/06 (2006)

Ancillary works
Basement construction and waterproofing:
Part 1 – Site investigation and preparation GG 72-1 (2007)
Part 2 – Construction, safety, insulation and services GG 72-2 (2007)
Below-ground drainage systems GG 78 (2010)
Hardcore for supporting ground floors of buildings:
Part 1 – Selecting and specifying materials DG 522-1 (2011)
Part 2 – Placing hardcore and the legacy of problem materials DG 522-2 (2011)
Soakaway design DG 365 (2016)

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