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<p>In normal design practice one method is chosen from the many available and applied to a site. In this paper two case histories are examined, where there is sufficient information to investigate and compare different design methods, including different methods ...
Reference: Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation 5 – Lehane, Acosta-Martínez & Kelly (Eds) © 2016 Australian Geomechanics Society, Sydney, Australia, ISBN 978-0-9946261-2-7
<p>The paper reviews literature and codes related to performance-based seismic design (PBSD) of reinforced concrete building. Performance objectives such as immediate occupancy, collapse prevention, or life-safety are used to define the state (condition) ...
Reference: International conference Contemporary achievements in civil engineering 24 April 2015. Subotica, SERBIA
 
<p>This Code provides practical guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking on how to manage the health and safety risks associated with excavation work. This Code applies to all types of excavation work, including bulk excavations more than ...
Reference: PN11577 Excavation work – Code of Practice 2013
<p>he Structures Design Manual for Highways and Railways provides guidance and sets standards for the design of highway and railway structures in Hong Kong. It has been widely used by practitioners as a reference for local highway and railway structural works ...
Reference: Bridges and Structures Division, Highways Department, Room 1502, Skyline Tower, 39 Wang Kwong Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
<p>The paper presents matters related to risks in geotechnical works and structures in two Romanian technical regulations: Code NP 074-2007 regarding geotechnical documentations for constructions and Code NP 120-06 on the design and construction requirements ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
<p>Development of Eurocode 7 (EN1997-1) has led to many debates about the way safety should be ensured in design calculations, particularly when considering ultimate limit states. As a result, EN1997-1 allows national choice between three &ldquo;Design Approaches&rdquo; ...
Reference: ISGSR2007 First International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety & Risk Oct. 18~19, 2007 Shanghai Tongji University, China
 
<p>The purpose of this guide is to provide an advisory document for the design, construction and control of concrete structures reinforced with FRP bars. The approach followed is that of the limit states semi-probabilistic method, while the format adopted ...
Reference: CNR-DT 203/2006
 
<p>This document contributes to the series published over the last few years by the Italian CNR (National Research Council) relating to the structural use of composite materials, with the first volume being the Instructions n. 200 in 2004. The documents published ...
Reference: CNR – Advisory Committee on Technical Recommendations for Construction, CNR-DT 204/2006
<p>TC23 has hosted IWS Kamakura held 10 to 12 April 2002 in Tokyo and Kamakura in Japan. This was really a kick-off event for our activities for 2002-2005. Since there were 9 out of 10 major members of TC 23, plan for the next four years was discussed and ...
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<p>The historical development of limit state design in geotechnical engineering is reviewed. Total and partial factors of safety used for the design of land-based and offshore structures are compared. It is found that the factors of safety in different codes ...
Reference: The Second Spencer J. Buchanan Lecture, Texas A&M University, U.S.A., 4 November 1994, Evolution of Safety Factors and Geotechnical Limit State Design