Pile Foundation Design Using Pile Driving Analyzer

by Virgil A. Baker, InStituTech, Oakland, CA, USA,
Neil A. Thomsen, InStituTech, Oakland, CA, USA,
Christopher R. Nardi, InStituTech, Oakland, CA, USA,
Michael J. Talbot, InStituTech, Oakland, CA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations

Abstract: A case history of pile foundation design and construction for Pacific Bell's San Ramon Valley Administrative Complex is presented. Dynamic monitoring of driven piles with a pile driving analyzer and static load tests were used to estimate pile capacities. Conclusions regarding the application of pile driving analysis using dynamic monitoring methods for foundation design are summarized.

Subject Headings: Foundation design | Pile driving | Concrete piles | Driven piles | Soil dynamics | Pile tests | Case studies | North America | California | United States

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