Trench Excavation and Support

J.K. Budleigh

Price: £ 21.00

ISBN: 9780727713476

Format: Paperbound

Publish Date: 30/06/1989

Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd

Page Size: 216x138mm

Number of Pages: 80

Trench Excavation and Support


This book is a general introduction to trench excavation and support for engineers. It is a concise guide for all those involved in this potentially hazardous area of construction.


Introduction; route selection and early planning; site investigation; choice of excavation plant; the causes of trench failure; traditional methods of trench support; proprietary support systems; dealing with groundwater; bottoming-up and backfilling; reinstatement; contractual aspects and safety.