BS 6031:2009 Code of practice for earthworks

Standard Number
BS 6031:2009
Code of practice for earthworks
Publication Date
BS 6031:1981
The structure for this document reflects the actual processes that might be followed on a typical project to deliver the earthworks. In practice earthworks design is an iterative process where design decisions are often taken by various parties (employer, consultant, main contractor, sub-contractors and construction validation team). This standard gives recommendations and guidance for unreinforced earthworks forming part of general civil engineering construction, with the exception of dams. This standard also gives recommendations and guidance for temporary excavations such as trenches and pits.
Earthworks, Land retention works, Construction engineering works, Design, Management, Risk assessment, Occupational safety, Site investigations, Soils, Classification systems, Soil mechanics, Structural design, Stability, Mathematical calculations, Design calculations, Shear strength, Embankments, Excavations, Trenches, Excavating, Landscaping, Drainage, Surface-water drainage, Ground-water drainage, Roads, Maintenance, Inspection, Construction equipment
Title in French
Code de bonne pratique pour les travaux de terrassement
Title in German
Richtlinie fuer den Erdbau
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