Introduction. Basics of geotechnical analysis. Spread foundations. Deep foundations. Combined Pile-Raft Foundation (CPRF). Dynamic behavior of foundation systems. Special foundations. Appendix: CPRF Guidelines of the ISSMGE.
Professor Dr.-Ing. Rolf Katzenbach is the Director of the Institute and the Laboratory of Geotechnics at the Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany and the Chairman of TC 212 on Deep Foundations of ISSMGE. Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Leppla is a scientific research assistant at the Institute and Laboratory of Geotechnics of Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany. Professor Deepankar Choudhury is a full Professor at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India. He is the Secretary of TC 212 on Deep Foundations, and of TC 207 Soil Structure Interaction and Retaining Walls of ISSMGE.
"This book presents the theoretical basics of the analysis and design of most types of foundation systems for high-rise structures. Based on the authors' scientific research and extensive experience, it explains their application in completed construction projects. What's more, typical practical projects of high-rise structures have been provided by the authors at the end of each chapter."
-- Fayun Liang, Tongji University