Field instrumentation for foundation soils and buildings

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Pages181208; # of pages: 28
Subjectmeasuring instruments; foundations; soil mechanics; field tests; Basements and foundations
AbstractThe behavior of a structure and the supporting soil should be considered together in assessing their performance. This paper discusses the reasons for field measurements and describes the instrumentation for measuring vertical and lateral ground movements, pore water pressures, earth pressures, wind pressures, building movements and deformations, and the dynamic properties of buildings.
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PublisherH.Y. Fang, Ed., Envo Publ. Co., Lehigh Valley, PA, USA
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number16488
NPARC number20374802
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Record identifierae6812a0-9602-449a-af1a-ec3b4cde75be
Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-05-09
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