Field Instrumentation in Geotechnical Engineering

Field Instrumentation in Geotechnical Engineering

A Symposium Organised by the British Geotechnical Society Held 30th May–1st June 1973

1st Edition - January 1, 1974

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Field Instrumentation in Geotechnical Engineering documents the proceedings of a symposium of the same name organized by the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. The said symposium covers the developments in the instruments and techniques in field instrumentation. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 covers the 37 papers included in the symposium, which cover topics such as the measurement of spatial deformations; the measurement of in situ stress and strain for solids, earth pressure and anchor forces; ground round displacement; and techniques and equipment using the surveyors lever. Part 2, on the other hand, covers the sessions during the symposium, which include topics such as different principles of measurement; the application of instrumentation; and interpretation of their results. The text is recommended for those in the field of geotechnical engineering who would like to know more about instrumentation and the processes and techniques involved in it.

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  • Contents

    Part 1: Papers

    The Measurement of Spatial Deformations By Geodetic Methods

    The Development and Use of Trial Embankments

    The Measurement of In-Situ Stress and Strain in Soils

    In-Situ Measurements of Earth Pressure and Anchor Forces For A Diaphragm Retaining Wall

    The Measurement of Ground Displacement Around Deep Excavations

    Techniques and Equipment Using The Surveyor's Level For Accurate Measurement of Building Movement

    A Practical Method For Field Control of Loading

    Horizontal Inclinometers For The Measurement of Vertical Displacement In The Soil Around Experimental Foundations

    Performance Characteristics of the Slope Indicator Series 200-B Inclinometer

    Observations and Analysis of A Flow Slide In Sand Fill 1

    Field Loading Tests At Canvey Island

    Principles and Performance of Two Inclinometers For Measuring Horizontal Ground Movements

    Foundation Instrumentation For the National Westminster Bank Tower

    Instruments Developed By the TRRL For Studying the Behavior of Earthworks

    Field Measurements of Earth Pressures Against Motorway Retaining Walls and Bridge Abutments

    Field Instrumentation Within A Civil Engineering Contract

    Experiences With Instrumentation For Embankment Dam Performance

    The Detection of Leakage Through The Core of An Existing Dam

    Instrumentation of Some Embankment Dams In Southern Africa

    The M5 Motorway Embankments on Soft Ground In Somerset 262

    Performance of The Instrumentation Used To Monitor The M5 Motorway Embankments Built On Soft Ground Between Edithmead and Huntworth

    Instrumentation of Flood Defense Banks Along The River Thames

    Measurement of Displacements in the Ground Below Loaded Plates In Deep Boreholes

    Environmental Factors Affecting the Interpretation of Ground Movement

    Castlandhill Piezometers

    Measuring Movements of Embankment Dams

    An Inclinometer For Measuring the Deformation of Buried Structures with Reference to Multi Tied Diaphragm Walls

    Rock Investigations For Camlough Underground Power Station

    Experience in Using Electrical Tiltmeters

    The Measurement and Interpretation of Ground Vibrations

    The Measurement of Pore Pressures With Piezometers

    Some New Techniques in Field Instrumentation Applied to A Bored Pile Trial in Gault Clay

    Measurement of Ground Strain and Tilt Arising From Mining Subsidence

    Instrumentation For The King's Lynn Southern Bypass

    The Behavior of Stress Measuring Devices in Rocks of Various Properties

    Instrumentation of Vibroflotation Foundation

    Some Organization and Benefit Aspects of Instrumentation

    Part 2: Discussion

    Opening Address

    Session I. Principles of Measurement

    Session 2. Equipment

    Discussion. Principles of Measurement

    Discussion. Equipment

    Session 3. Application

    Session 4. Interpretation

    Discussion. Application

    Discussion. Interpretation

    Joint Concluding Remarks By Dr P. R. Vaughan and Dr J. B. Burland

    Closing Address By Dr L. F. Cooling

    Key Word and Instrument Index

    Guarantors and Exhibitors

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  • No. of pages: 726
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1974
  • Published: January 1, 1974
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483102047

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