Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 20): Site Investigations

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

Date published

30 November 2012

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 20): Site Investigations

Technical Guidance Note (Level 1, No. 20): Site Investigations
The Structural Engineer
Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers

Date published

30 November 2012

Author

The Institution of Structural Engineers

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

The chosen form of any substructure is entirely dependent on what the site investigations reveal. It is typically up to the structural engineer, with the aid of geotechnical engineers and specialists, to determine the extent of this investigation and interpret its results.

Introduction

The importance of accurate information and interpretation of soil conditions on a site cannot be understated. The chosen form of any sub-structure is entirely dependent upon what the site investigations have revealed. It is typically up to the structural engineer, with the aid of geotechnical engineers and specialists, to determine the extent of this investigation and interpret its results.

This Technical Guidance Note explains the various methods of site investigation and can be considered a partner to the previously published note on 'soil bearing capacity'.

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
3
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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