Pile Driving Experiences at Port Everglades

by T.J. Lynch,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 2, Pg. 41-62

Document Type: Journal Paper


Foundations for steam power plant comprising two 240,000 kw units; soil investigations, difficulties encountered in driving of piles, and pile settlements; settlements resulted from consolidation of underlying strata attributable to vibrations developed by pile driving; pile-load test data and comparative driving with air hammer and rated equivalent diesel hammer are presented.

Subject Headings: Soil settlement | Pile settlement | Pile tests | Foundation settlement | Pile driving | Ports and harbors | Steam power | Power plants

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