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UK Specification for Ground Investigation, Third edition

Author(s): Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS).

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Publication date: 05 May 2022
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Ground investigation is an essential part of assessing the ground risk and obtaining geotechnical and geoenvironmental information for design and risk to human health. UK Specification for Ground Investigation provides best practice guidance for designing and executing good-quality site investigation to help reduce increases in time and costs, to c

The UK Specification for Ground Investigation provides best practice guidance for designing and executing good-quality ground investigations that will allow clients and land developers to manage the risks and help to reduce project time and costs. 

Ground investigations are an essential part of the design process for any structure and land condition assessment. They are used to validate the ground model, assess ground risk, obtain geotechnical data for design and geoenvironmental data for the assessment of the risk to human health. This book will help to protect construction professionals and clients, from unexpected ground conditions during construction. Updates in this edition take account of changes to health, safety and environmental legislation, numerous new British Standards and industry guidance.

The UK Specification for Ground Investigation is essential for all ground practitioners involved in ground investigation, including geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, environmental scientists, instrumentation and monitoring specialists, hydrogeologists and geophysicists, as well as specialists in other disciplines involved in specific investigations.

Julian Lovell is Managing Director at Equipe Group and Chair of AGS, Oxford, UK. He has chaired the Site Investigation Steering Group for the development of this specification.

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780727765239
Number of pages: 328
Product code: 9780727765239
Page size: 297 x 210mm
Publication status: Published
Publisher: ICE Publishing

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