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"Foundation Analysis and Design" by Joseph Bowles, Mac Graw-Hill fifth

Rodrigo Delgado Zirpel

> De: Ed Fasula <tibbits2(--nospam--at)>
> A: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Asunto: Concrete Foundation Design Reference
> Fecha: Martes 29 de Junio de 1999 10:36 AM
> We commonly design steel building and other foundations given the soil
> capacity from a soils engineer or by assuming a conservative value.
> That means 98% of my foundation design text from school does not apply to
> 98% of what I do at work (it's really for CE soils engineers).  The
> design texts I own touch on foundation design, but it's really more of an
> aside.
> Can someone please recommend a book that covers the practical aspects of
> building foundation design taken from the structural point of view as
> opposed to that of soil mechanics engineering (i.e. steps, tie-beams,
> with existing foundations, moment footings, etc...)?
> Thanks in advance...BTW, here is a used book I found on the web but have
> seen.  Any comments?
> Tomlinson, M. J. Foundation Design and Construction Pitman 1970 USA 2nd
> Edition
> Regards,
> Ed