Compaction of Sands and Bearing Capacity of Piles

by G.G. Meyerhof,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 6, Pg. 1-30


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Information is derived on fundamental compaction characteristics, especially under impact; method to estimate compaction of cohesionless soils near shaft and base of driven piles and displacement caissons of Franki type; method is suggested for estimating settlement and allowable load of single driven piles and displacement caissons and of groups in cohesionless soils. (28 refs.)

Subject Headings: Compacted soils | Cohesionless soils | Soil settlement | Driven piles | Pile settlement | Soil properties | Displacement (mechanics) | Caissons

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