American Society of Civil Engineers

Contemporary Issues In Deep Foundations

(Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 158)

by W. Camp, P.E., (editor), R. Castelli, P.E., (editor), D. F. Laefer, Ph.D., (editor), and S. Paikowsky, Sc.D., P.E., (editor)
Deep Foundations Committee of the Geo-Institute (G-I)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0902-2 / 0-7844-0902-1 (CD-Rom)/(DVD), 2007, 426 pp., (doi:

Conference information: Geo-Denver 2007; February 18-21, 2007, Denver, Colorado, United States

ASCE sponsor: Geo-Institute (G-I)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings - CD-ROM
Part of: Geo-Denver 2007: New Peaks in Geotechnics
Abstract: Proceedings of Geo-Denver 2007, New Peaks in Geotechnics, held in Denver, Colorado, February 18-21, 2007. Sponsored by the Geo-Institute of ASCE. This Geotechnical Special Publication contains 40 papers on various types of deep foundations. The field of deep foundations is one of the oldest and broadest topics in geotechnical engineering, yet one that continues to evolve new and innovative technologies for economical solutions to challenging ground conditions. Topics include: drilled shafts; concrete cylinder piles; micro-piles; auger-cast piles; steel pipe piles; and recent advances in design, analysis, modeling, construction, testing and performance of these deep foundation systems.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Deep foundations
Drilled shafts