Geotechnical Perspective—Proposed Drilled Shaft Standard

by Clyde N. Baker, Jr., STS Consultants Ltd, Northbrook, IL, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations


In the writer's understanding, a standard is an agreed upon manual of practice and as such, sets the level of performance and attainment considered adequate. A standard is not a code nor is it a specification. The prime objective should be that, if followed, an adequately engineered and constructed end-product will result.

Subject Headings: Drilled shafts | Shafts | Foundation construction | Reinforced concrete | Concrete construction | Writing skills | Standards and codes

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