Analysis of the Engineering Pile Formula

by H.A. Agerschou,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 5, Pg. 1-12

Document Type: Journal Paper


Evaluation of pile driving formulas by statistical comparison of failure loads from 171 load tests for piles with their tip and sand or gravel with corresponding formula loads as determined by Eng News-Rec formula and other formulas; it is shown that inaccuracy of ENR formula considerably exceeds that of several other formulas.

Subject Headings: Piles | Load tests | Failure loads | Pile tests | Statistics | Comparative studies | Failure analysis | Sandy soils | Pile driving

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