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Engineering in chalk

Engineering in chalk

Engineering in chalk (C574)

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This guide describes chalk's geological setting, its origins, occurrence, its stratigraphy, weathering and geomorphological situations, the material and mechanical properties. The descriptions are supported by a comprehensive set of photographs. It explains recommended schemes for the engineering description and classification of chalk, building on the work presented in CIRIA PR11 (out of print).

The publication looks at the mechanical and material properties of intact, in-situ and compacted chalk and considers their implications for the design and construction of earthworks, cuttings, retaining walls and anchorages. It also includes details on the selection and design of shallow and piled foundations.

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ISBN: 978-0-86017-574-2
Author: Lord, J A, Clayton, C R I and Mortimore, R N
Number of pages: 350
Publisher: CIRIA
Date of Publication: October 2002

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