Accession Number:

ADA402286

Title:

Rock Foundations

Descriptive Note:

Engineer manual

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-11-30

Pagination or Media Count:

232.0

Abstract:

This manual provides technical criteria and guidance for design of rock foundations for civil works or similar large military structures. This manual applies to HQUSACE elements, major subordinate commands, districts, laboratories, and field operating activities. The manual provides a minimum standard to be used for planning a satisfactory rock foundation design for the usual situation. Chapter 2 provides a discussion on design considerations and factor of safety. Chapter 3 provides guidance on site investigation techniques and procedures. Chapter 4 provides guidance on rock mass characterization and classification schemes. Chapters 5 and 6 provide guidance on related topic areas of foundation deformation and settlement and foundation bearing capacity, respectively. Chapters 7 and 8 provide guidance on the sliding stability assessment of gravity structures and slopes cut into rock mass, respectively. Chapter 9 provides guidance on the design of rock anchorage systems. Chapter 10 provides guidance on selection of appropriate geotechnical instrumentation. Chapters 11 and 12 provide discussion on construction considerations and special topics.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE