Title: Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design. Worked examples
Authors: BOND AndrewSCHUPPENER BerndSCARPELLI GiuseppeORR Trevor
Editors: DIMOVA Silvia
KAMENAROVA BORISLAVA NIKOLOVA
PINTO VIEIRA Artur
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2013
JRC N°: JRC85029
ISBN: 978-92-79-33759-8
ISSN: 1831-9424
Other Identifiers: EUR 26227
OP LB-NA-26227-EN-N
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC85029
DOI: 10.2788/3398
Type: eBook
Abstract: This document is a report with worked examples summarizing the general rules, basic design principles and design methods for geotechnical design following Eurocodes. It comprises an overview of Eurocode 7 with focus on the design requirements, actions and design situations, and limit states. Different aspects to be considered for designing shallow foundations, gravity walls, embedded walls and deep foundations are covered in the report. The provisions of Eurocode 7 for ground investigations and testing for geotechnical design, overall stability of and movements in the ground, slopes, hydraulic failure modes and verifications against them are also presented. The Annex contains worked examples to accompany the various chapters of this report. The materials were prepared and presented at the workshop “Eurocode 7: Geotechnical Design” held on 13-14 June 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. The workshop was organized by JRC with the support of DG ENTR and CEN, and in collaboration with CEN/TC250/Sub-Committee 7 and Ireland’s Department of the Environment, Community and Local government. The document is part of the Report Series ‘Support to the implementation, harmonization and further development of the Eurocodes’ prepared by JRC in collaboration with DG ENTR and CEN/TC250 “Structural Eurocodes”.
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