Practical Guidelines for the Selection, Design and Installation of Piles

Committee on Deep Foundations of the ASCE Geotechnical Engineering Division, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-403-0 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-403-X (ISBN-10), 1984, Soft Cover, Pg. xiv, 105
22 cm
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This report provides an objective practical basis for the design and construction of pile foundations. Potential problems and uncertainties in pile design and construction are emphasized. Specific technical issues addressed include the characteristics of pile types, pile design, pile installation, and construction control. The features, uses, advantages, and disadvantages of most major types of driven and drilled piles are covered. Organizational and financial aspects are also discussed.

Subject Headings: Piles | Foundation design | Foundation construction | Pile foundations | Construction management | Uncertainty principles | Drilling | Driven piles


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