Development of Prestressed Concrete Fender Piles

by Robert Julian, US Naval Civil Engineering Lab, Port, Hueneme, CA, USA,
Joseph Schlechten, US Naval Civil Engineering Lab, Port, Hueneme, CA, USA,
Manfred Zinserling, US Naval Civil Engineering Lab, Port, Hueneme, CA, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Ports '86

Abstract: An ongoing effort is reported to develop prestressed concrete fender piles for use in a wide range of pier fendering applications. Preliminary analysis and testing results indicate that such piles are a promising fendering alternative suitable for both retrofit and new construction.

Subject Headings: Concrete piles | Pile tests | Prestressing | Prestressed concrete | Fenders | Construction materials | Piers | Rehabilitation

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