W. Tom Witherspoon, Phd, PE

Consulting Engineer                 (214) 202-5780

PUBLISHED BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS

• Residential Foundation Performance - published 2000

• Infrastructure: Evaluation, Maintenance & Repair - published 2008


Published Standards:

• Foundation Maintenance - FRA 2001

• Expectations of Underpinning - FRA 2001


Published Papers

• Axial Capacity Estimation of StraightDrilled Shafts in Expansive and High Plastic Clay at Different Seasonal Installation Periods.

• International Journal of Geotechnic (DAS), 2007

• A Comparison of OpenDrilled Shafts to Temporary Cased Drilled Shafts in Clay Soil - DFI Journal, 2009

• Inclined Tensile Load Testing on Drilled Shafts - ASTM

• Geotechnical Testing Journal (Under final review for publishing in 2011)

• Slab Construction - 30 Years Later - ASCE Geo Support Conference 2004


Doctoral Dissertation

• Load Capacity Testing of Residential Underpinning Systems in Expansive Clay Environment - UTA, 2006


Published Magazine Articles:

• Foundation Drilling

• Permanent Buildings and Foundations

• Foundation News

• Journal of Petroleum Technology

Residential Foundation Performance - published 2000

Infrastructure: Evaluation, Maintenance & Repair - published 2008

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