A Decade Of Concrete Embedded Walls In UK - Synopsis

Fernie, Robert
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 17
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2000
Demographics and Infrastructure demands have led to a significant increase in construction of: deep basements for buildings and, trough structures for Highway and Rail/Metro. Concrete embedded walls used for temporary works can be incorporated into permanent works and because of this (and geological conditions) tend to be favoured in UK. This paper considers British practice in the provision of diaphragm (slurry) walls secant (true and pseudo) piled walls contiguous piled walls Plant utilisation, construction techniques, reinforcement placement, connections, propping, water tightness, tolerances, general UK practices and their relation to design practices are discussed. [ ]
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