Covers of some typical manuals of practice prepared by D'Appolonia
Examples of D'Appolonia projects related to development of manuals of practice are provided in the following:
Preparation of Design Manuals and Manuals of Practice
D’Appolonia has developed design manuals, manuals of practice and specifications for the design and construction of structures for use by government agencies and industry.
Recommendations for Revisions to AASHTO Standard Specifications
D’Appolonia working under a National Cooperative Highway Research (NCHR) grant was responsible for a study to revise the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) standard specifications for the design of foundations, retaining walls and bridge substructures. Topics addressed by the study included spread footing, driven pile and drilled shaft foundations; gravity, semi-gravity, cantilevered and anchored retaining walls and MSE and modular wall systems; and piers and abutments.
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