An Estimation of the Point Resistance of a Pile

by Y. Nishida,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-11

Document Type: Journal Paper


New method for computing approximately bearing capacity of foundation pile by its point resistance in cohesionless soil; although it is not rigorous from mathematical point of view, method gives good estimation on bearing capacity of pile after comparison with practical examples.

Subject Headings: Pile foundations | High-rise buildings | Load and resistance factor design | Piles | Load bearing capacity | Cohesionless soils | Mathematics | Comparative studies

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