Pile Foundations and Pile Structures

The Joint Committee on Bearing Value of Pile Foundations of the Waterways Division, Construction Division, and Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
1946, Soft Cover, Pg. 72

Manual of Practice No.: 27

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Manual of Practice


This manual, Pile Foundations and Pile Structures, is an assembly of data relating to pile foundations and pile structures which is intended to be informative and to serve as a guide to engineers. It endeavors to enunciate sound principles which are based on established facts, and to avoid stating rules or giving formulas which might lead to unintelligent use. It covers a broad range of topics related to pile foundations and structures, including types and general characteristics of piles, purposes of piles, pile driving, effect of driving piles, durability of piles, distribution of stress to the surrounding soil, pile driving formulas and load tests of piles, characteristics of the site, design of pile foundations, and supervision and conduct of construction work.

Subject Headings: Pile tests | Pile foundations | Foundation design | Foundation construction | Pile driving | Stress distribution | Load tests | Construction sites


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