Design of Pile Foundations

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-930-1 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-930-9 (ISBN-10), 1993, Soft Cover, Pg. 106
Technical Engineering and Design Guides as Adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 1
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This handbook, Design of Pile Foundations, provides information on foundation exploration and testing procedures, load test methods, analysis techniques, design criteria and procedures, and construction considerations for the selection, design, and installation of pile foundations. While the understanding of pile foundation behavior is actively expanding by ongoing research, this book is based on the present state of technology for pile-soil-structure-foundation interaction behavior. Therefore, this handbook provides design guidance to geotechnical and structural engineers and essential information for others interested in understanding construction techniques related to pile behavior during installation.

Subject Headings: Foundation design | Pile foundations | Pile tests | Load and resistance factor design | Foundation construction | Load tests | Construction methods | Soil-pile interaction


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