Author: Uy, B;Bradford, M A
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Uy, B;Bradford, M A
This paper gives background information on the development of the NHBC Standard for building near trees - Chapter 4.2. It then reviews the recently published guidance, in Chapter 4.2 (1992), for heave precautions to foundations on shrinkable clay soils. Rev F.J. Atkins, R.W. Johnson and J.S. Barrett
This article examines two related questions: 1. How does an engineer get paid for work done where there is no contract with the client? 2. Where a client invites tenders from various engineers for a particular project, does the client have any obligation to consider all tenders received? Ian R. Yule
Sheet pile design Mr J. Botterill of Chessington, Surrey, points out some inconsistencies as between various commonly used treatments. In the design of sheet piling many engineers seem to rely on the BSC Piling handbook as the bible. But in the example laid out for the frequently used cantilever wall, the net pressure method is used, and there is no factor of safety at all against overturning! Verulam