Geotechnical Reconnaissance Publications Available for Downloading
USACE EM 1110-1-1804 - Geotechnical
Investigations. Note: This publication does not have an appendix. For link to appendix,
NAVFAC 7.01 -
Soil Mechanics. This publication includes soil/ rock identification and properties,
field exploration, field testing, instrumentation, laboratory testing, distribution of
stresses, settlement analysis, volume expansion, seepage, erosion control, drainage filters,
slope stability and slope protection.
TL 1110-2-569 - Design Guidance for Levee Underseepage. References and
preliminary investigation guidelines for analyzing seepage.
Rice, Eb, Building in the North, 4th ed., Alaska Science and Technology Foundation, Anchorage, Alaska,
1996. This publication mostly addresses the construction aspect of buildings. However, has excellent information
pertaining to planning a suitable foundation type based on siting and building use.
Geotechnical Reconnaissance Technical Guidance
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