Notes and references

1. Nethercott H. et al. (2004) National Strategy for Implementation of the Structural Eurocodes, Institution of Structural Engineers.

2. BS EN 1997-1: 2004, Eurocode 7 - Geotechnical design, Part 1 - general rules, British Standards Institution, London, 999pp.

3. Highways Agency (2002) Managing geotechnical risk, HD22/02.

4. See ยง2.2.2 of BS 8007: 1987, Code of practice for design of concrete structures for retaining aqueous liquids, British Standards Institution.

5. See Table 2.1 of BS 8110-1: 1997, Structural use of concrete - Part 1: Code of practice for design and construction, British Standards Institution.

6. See Annex B.2.1(1) of EN 1991, Eurocode 1 - Actions on structures, Part 4: Silos and tanks, European Committee for Standardization, Brussels.

7. See Table A2.4(B) of EN 1990: 2002, Eurocode - Basis of structural design, European Committee for Standardization, Brussels.

8. BS EN ISO 13793: 2001, Thermal performance of buildings - Thermal design of foundations to avoid frost heave, British Standards Institution.

9. Driscoll, R., Powell, J., and Scott, P. (2007) A designers' [sic] simple guide to BS EN 1997, London: Dept for Communities and Local Government.

10. BS 8004: 1986, Code of practice for foundations, British Standards Institution.

11. Nicholson, D., Tse, C-M., and Penny, C. (1999) The Observational Method in ground engineering: principles and applications, CIRIA, p. 214.

13. DiMaggio, J. et al. (1998) Report of the Geotechnical Engineering Study Tour (GEST), FHWA International Technology Scanning Program.

14. See the slightly tongue-in-cheek article by Stuart Alexander in The Structural Engineer, 15th November 2005.

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