Pile Driving Experiences at Port Everglades

by T. J. Lynch,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 1, Pg. 216-237

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 | Ports and harbors | Steam power | Power plants | Consolidated soils

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