I was following your questions regarding this matter. Is the NAVFAC DM 7.3
available for downloading on the web?
----- Original Message -----
From: victor lee <vlee1111(--nospam--at)hotmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2001 5:50 AM
Subject: REF: HEAVY MACHINERY FOUNDATION
> Mr. Richardson and Desi Kiss
> Thanks for valuable comments and advice from both of you. The project is
> not yet underway and I have very few details available to go by. I am
> beginning to collect information which will guide me thru the design
> Depending on the complexity, we may farm it out to a specialist as
> suggested. As a primer, I found Chapter 1 with design examples in "Soil
> Dynamics, Deep Stabilization, and Special Geotechnical Construction -
> Design Manual, NAVFAC DM-7.3" interesting and straightforward.
> Regarding the softwares suggested, I do not have access to SAP2000 or
> We have STAADIII, which may might do the job. One of the first things I
> have to do is to get dynamic properties from a geotechnical company and
> establish design criteria from the equipment manufacturer and customer.
> Again, thanks for your help.
> Victor Lee
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