Construction Dewatering: New Methods and Applications

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 27, 1992 - Technology & Engineering - 492 pages
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The control of groundwater is one of the most common and complicated problems encountered on a construction site. The Second Edition explains the physical laws governing groundwater and soils, and provides practical solutions to construction dewatering problems. New chapters on groundwater computer modeling, dealing with industrial wastes and contaminated water, and operating long-term dewatering systems provide the latest information on these important topics.
 

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Contents

Ground water In Construction
1
The Geology of Soils
12
Soils and Water
29
Hydrology of the Ideal Aquifer
72
Characteristics of Natural Aquifers
87
Hydrologlcal Analysis of Dewatering Systems
94
Groundwater Modeling
125
Piezometers
142
Choosing a Dewatering Method
253
Sumps Drains and Open Pumping
266
Pumped Well Systems
279
Wellpoint Systems
312
Ejector Systems
338
Tunnels
351
Ground Freezing With Derek Malshman
374
Artificial Recharge
388

Pumping Tests
153
Surface Hydrology
177
Geotechnical Investigation of Dewatering Problems
189
Pump Theory
203
Groundwater Chemistry and Bacteriology
223
Contaminated Groundwater
235
Piping Systems
242
Electrical Design for Dewatering Systems
399
LongTerm Dewatering Systems
426
Dewatering Costs
433
Disputes
441
References
451
Appendix C
480
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J. Patrick Powers is a consultant with Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers in New York, New York. Arthur B. Corwin is President of Moretrench in Rockaway, New Jersey. Paul C. Schmall is Vice President and Chief Engineer of Moretrench. Walter E. Kaeck is a Senior Associate with Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers.

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