Reliability of Pile Capacity Assessment by CPT in Overconsolidated Clayby Michael W. O'Neill, Univ of Houston, Houston, TX, USA,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Use of In Situ Tests in Geotechnical Engineering
Correlations for unit skin friction and end bearing are established between cone penetration test (CPT) records, triaxial data and a small data base of measured skin friction and end bearing values for driven piles at a site consisting of layers of overconsolidated clay. Approximate relations between factors of safety and reliability for use with these correlations are established, including the effect of uncertainty in applied load.
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