Compaction of Sands and Bearing Capacity of Piles

by G. G. Meyerhof,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 1, Pg. 1292-1322

Document Type: Journal Paper


Information is derived on fundamental compaction characteristics, especially under impact; method to estimate compaction of cohesionless soils near shaft and base of driven piles and displacement caissons of Franki type; method is suggested for estimating settlement and allowable load of single driven piles and displacement caissons and of groups in cohesionless soils. (28 refs.)

Subject Headings: Compacted soils | Cohesionless soils | Soil settlement | Pile settlement | Load bearing capacity | Piles | Soil properties | Driven piles

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