Foundation Studies for Delong Piers

by W.G. Shockley,
T.B. Goode,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-23

Document Type: Journal Paper


Results of experimental investigations of bearing capacity of 6 ft diam pier barge spuds in three types of foundation soils; bearing capacities computed from existing formulas for large cylindrical piers and results of field penetration tests are correlated with measured bearing capacities of spuds.

Subject Headings: Load bearing capacity | Penetration tests | Piers | Barges | Soil analysis | Soil classification

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