Foundations for Transmission Line Towers

by Jean-Louis Briaud, (editor), (M.ASCE), Prof.; Res. Assoc., Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX 77843,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-588-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-588-5 (ISBN-10), 1987, Soft Cover, Pg. 186

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GSP Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 8
Conference information: A Session of ASCE Convention | Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States | 27-Apr-87

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings

Abstract: This special technical publication contains the proceedings of a two session symposium on foundations for transmission line towers. These papers were written by researchers, geotechnical consulting engineers, engineers from transmission line companies, and contractors. The papers discuss loads applied to transmission line towers, performance criterions, site investigations, current practice in Europe, uplift behavior of drilled shafts, piles, multi-helix anchors, spread foundations, horizontal behavior of directly embedded single poles, and of drilled shafts or piles next to a trench. Although many questions remain unanswered this special technical publication is a very valuable tool for the engineers and the researchers who seek current knowledge on foundations of transmission line towers.

Subject Headings: Power transmission | Power transmission towers | Publications | Consulting services | Uplifting behavior | Pile foundations | Site investigation | Europe


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