Best Books – Advance Design of Foundations

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Advance Design of Foundations subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Advance Design of Foundations along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Advance Design of Foundations subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Advance Design of Foundations" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Advanced Foundation Design” by Gaur R

“Advanced Foundation Design” Book Review: This book is meant for students of civil engineering at mahamaya technical university. It covers concepts like vertical pressure under surface tools and the bearing capacity of soils. It also discusses the pile foundations, well foundations and machine foundations. It deals with a foundation on expansive soils and the stability of slopes.

2. “Foundations of Predictive Analytics (Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Series)” by James Wu and Stephen Coggeshall

“Foundations of Predictive Analytics (Chapman & Hall/CRC Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Series)” Book Review: It explains the fundamentals to analyse data and building models for practical applications. It deals with statistical and linear algebra foundation of modelling methods. It discusses the copula functions, cornish-fisher expansion and other statistical techniques. Linear and non-linear methods are covered in this book. It also describes the methods used in time series and forecasting such as ARIMA, GARCH and survival analysis. This book includes various techniques for data analysis and modelling.

3. “Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics VI (Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics)” by Michael Erdmann and David Hsu

“Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics VI (Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics)” Book Review: It contains the paperwork presented at a workshop on the algorithmic foundations of robotics. It discusses the current state of robotics research. It deals with the validation of algorithms, design concepts and techniques. It also covers the new development in the field of algorithmic foundations.

4. “Advanced Dam Engineering for Design, Construction, and Rehabilitation” by R B Jansen

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“Advanced Dam Engineering for Design, Construction, and Rehabilitation” Book Review: It discusses the design and construction of dams. It covers advanced dams such as cofferdams, earth-fill dam, rockfill dam and many more. It explains the foundation treatment, analysis and remedial measures.
5. “Foundations and Principles of Distributed Manufacturing: Elements of Manufacturing Networks” by Günter Bitsch and Hermann Kühnle

“Foundations and Principles of Distributed Manufacturing: Elements of Manufacturing Networks” Book Review: This book gives a description of distributed manufacturing and provides a base for research on this subject. Learn about smart implementations that companies make. This book acts as a guide for researchers and those working in the field of cloud computing, distributed automation and cyber-physical production. This book allows you to know about future advances in the field of embedded systems and the Internet of Things. This book elaborates on the competition in online manufacturing.

6. “Mathematical Foundations of Computer Networking (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series)” by Srinivasan Keshav

“Mathematical Foundations of Computer Networking (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series)” Book Review: This book talks about the mathematical foundations of computer networking. It helps to design networks that are useful to society. This book focuses on computer networking to give it a stronger foundation. This text emphasises the networking technologies available currently.

7. “Bridge Engineering Handbook, Second Edition: Substructure Design” by Wai-Fah Chen

“Bridge Engineering Handbook, Second Edition: Substructure Design” Book Review: This book gives information that comes from 140 experts in 14 countries. This book talks about bridge engineering specimens from around the world. It explains the concepts of practical applications in this subject. This text contains worked-out examples that show the step-by-step procedure to solve the problems. This book contains design concepts and explains various types of bridges. Get to know the content by viewing tables, illustrations and charts. This book is useful for bridge engineers and consultants.

8. “Research Challenges in Modeling and Simulation for Engineering Complex Systems” by Wei Chen and Ernest Page

“Research Challenges in Modeling and Simulation for Engineering Complex Systems” Book Review: This book will be invaluable to researchers working in modelling and simulation. The roles of modelling and simulation in complex engineering are explained briefly. It discusses the challenges of modelling and simulation for urban infrastructure. It deals with covering the development of explicit and unambiguous services. It also explores the efforts made to understand and manage the uncertainty inherent in modelling and simulation processes. It talks about the reuse of models and simulation for its development processes.

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9. “Foundations for Machines: Analysis and Design (Series in Geotechnical Engineering)” by Shamsher Prakash

“Foundations for Machines: Analysis and Design (Series in Geotechnical Engineering)” Book Review: It explains the foundations and the principles of soil engineering, soil dynamics and theory of vibrations. It provides design methods for different types of machines such as reciprocating machines, impact machines and rotary machines. It also deals with embedded foundations and foundations on piles. It describes elastic half-space and linear spring methods. Wave propagation for soil properties is discussed in brief. It contains solved examples and step-by-step designing procedures.

10. “Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Design (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering)” by Michele Maugeri and Claudio Soccodato

“Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Design (Geotechnical, Geological and Earthquake Engineering)” Book Review: This book contains 6 parts that include chapters like an evaluation of site amplification, evaluation of soil foundation and geotechnical systems. This book suggests that though pseudo-static analysis is the most popular method to assess the stability of geotechnical systems, performance-based analysis is becoming popular now. The pseudo-static analysis method is not the best approach when frequent or rare seismic events occur. Learn about the advances in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Design (EGED) by reading this book.

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