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How to build residential construction in the gulf course area

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Course topics

Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………….ix

Chapter 1. Types of Hazards………………………………………………………..1-1
1.1 High Winds…………………………………………………………………………….1-1
1.2 Storm Surge…………………………………………………………………………..1-4
1.3 Flood Effects…………………………………………………………………………..1-6
1.3.1 Hydrostatic Forces………………………………………………………………..1-6
1.3.2 Hydrodynamic Forces…………………………………………………………….1-7
1.3.3 Waves…………………………………………………………………………………1-8
1.3.4 Flood borne Debris………………………………………………………………..1-10
1.3.5 Erosion and Scour…………………………………………………………………1-10

Chapter 2. Foundations…………………………………….…………………………..2-1
2.1 Foundation Design Criteria………………………………………………………..2-1
2.2 Foundation Design in Coastal Areas …………………………………………..2-2
2.3 Open and Closed Foundations in Coastal Areas……………………………2-4
2.3.1 Open Foundations………………………………………………………………….2-4
2.3.1.1 Piles…………………………………………………………………………………..2-4
2.3.1.2 Piers…………………………………………………………………………………..2-7
2.3.2 Closed Foundations………………………………………………….……………..2-8
2.3.2.1 Perimeter Walls……………………………………………………………………2-9
2.3.2.2 ..Slab-on-Grade……………………………………………………………………2-10
2.4 Introduction to Foundation Design and Construction ……………………..2-10
2.4.1 Site Characterization……………………………………………………………….2-10
2.4.2 Types of Foundation Construction……………………………………………..2-11
2.4.2.1 Piles……………………………………………………………………………………2-11
2.4.2.2 Diagonal Bracing of Piles………………………………………………………..2-12
2.4.2.3 Knee Bracing of Piles…………………………………………………………….2-13
2.4.2.4 Wood-Pile-to-Wood-Girder Connections………………………………….2-14
2.4.2.5 Grade Beams in Pile/Column Foundations………………………………..2-15

Chapter 3. Foundation Design Loads………………………………..……………….3-1
3.1 Wind Loads………………………………………………………………………………3-2
3.2 Flood Loads………………………………………………………………………………3-3
3.2.1 Design Flood and Design Flood Elevation (DFE)…………………………..3-4
3.2.2 Design Stillwater Flood Depth…………………………………………………..3-5
3.2.3 Design Wave Height………………………………………………………………..3-5
3.2.4 Design Flood Velocity……………………………………………………………….3-6
3.3 Hydrostatic Loads………………………………………………………………………3-7
3.4 Wave Loads ……………………………………………………………………………..3-8
3.4.1 ..Breaking .Wae .Loads .on .Vertical .Piles……………….…………………..3-8
3.4.2 ..Breaking .Wae .Loads .on .Vertical .Walls………………………………….3-9
3.5 Hydrodynamic Loads…………………………………………………………………..3-11
3.6 Debris Impact Loads…………………………………………..….…………………….3-12
3.7 Localized Scour…………………………………………………………………………..3-14
3.7.1 Localized Scour Around Vertical Piles…………………………………………..3-15
3.7.2 ..Localized .Scour .Around .Vertical .Walls .and .Enclosures…………….3-15
3.8 Flood Load Combinations……………………………………………………………..3-16

Chapter 4. Overview of Recommended Foundation Types and Construction for the Gulf Coast…………….4-1
4.1 Critical Factors Affecting Foundation Design……………………………………4-2
4.1.1 Wind Speed…………………………………………………………………………….4-2
4.1.2 Elevation…………………………………………………………………………………4-2
4.1.3 Construction Materials………………………………………………………………4-3
4.1.3.1 Masonry Foundation Construction……………………………………………4-3
4.1.3.2 Concrete Foundation Construction…………………………………………..4-3
4.1.3.3 ..Field .Preseratie .Treatment .for .Wood .Members…..………………..4-4
4.1.4 Foundation Design Loads………………………………………………………….4-5
4.2 Recommended Foundation Types for the Gulf Coast………………………..4-7
4.2.1 ..Open .Foundation: .Timber .Pile .(Case .A)…………………………………4-8
4.2.2 Open Foundation: Steel Pipe Pile with Concrete Column and Grade Beam (Case B)………………………….4-9
4.2.3 Open Foundation: Timber Pile with Concrete Column and Grade Beam (Case C)………………………………4-11
4.2.4 Open Foundation: Concrete Column and Grade Beam with Slabs (Cases D and G)……………………………4-12
4.2.5 ..Closed .Foundation: .Reinforced .Masonry .– .Crawlspace . (Case .E)……………………………..……………………..4-13
4.2.6 ..Closed .Foundation: .Reinforced .Masonry .– .Stem .Wall . (Case .F)……………………………………………..4-14

Chapter 5. Foundation Selection…………………………………….…………………..5-1
5.1 Foundation Design Types………………………………………………………………5-1
5.2 Foundation Design Considerations…………………………………………………5-2
5.3 Cost Estimating……………………………………………………………………………5-4
5.4 How to Use This Manual………………………………………………………………..5-4
5.5 Design Examples………………………………………………………………………….5-7

Appendices
Appendix A Foundation Designs
Appendix B Pattern Book Design
Appendix C Assumptions Used in Design
Appendix D Foundation Analysis and Design Examples
Appendix E Cost Estimating
Appendix F Referenced Fact Sheets from FEMA 499
Appendix G FEMA Publications and Additional References
Appendix H Glossary
Appendix I Abbreviations and Acronyms

 

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