Downdrag on Piles: Review and Recent Experimentation
A review of the literature on pile downdrag is provided, within the context of a recent full-scale study involving two pile groups driven in soft clay, subsequently surcharged by a 2.5...

Stabilization and Expansion of Historic Navy Pier

Case Study of Navy Pier Pile Foundation Installation

Contraction Scour at a Bridge over the Iowa River
Flooding of the Iowa River during July and August 1993 caused extensive contraction scour at the State Highway 99 bridge over the Iowa River at Wapello, Iowa. At least 3.3 m of piling...

Bridge Scour Instrumentation
This paper presents a brief status report of research funded by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP Project 21-3, Instrumentation for Measuring Scour at Bridge Piers...

The Manufactured Home Dilemma

How Tall Transmission Poles Survived Hurricane Andrew

Hurricane Andrew Induced Damage to Florida Power & Light's Transmission System

Vertical and Horizontal Deformations of Foundations and Embankments
This proceedings, Vertical and Horizontal Deformations of Foundations and Embankments (Geotechnical Special Publication No. 40) consists of...

The Influence of Fines Type and Content on Cyclic Strength

Control of Settlement and Uplift of Structures Using Short Aggregate Piers

Settlement Analysis
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Manual, Settlement Analysis, presents guidelines for calculation of vertical displacements and settlement of soil under shallow foundations. As soil is...

Case Study - Performance of Diaphragm Walls During Construction; Predictions vs. Field Measurements
Rigid diaphragm walls (slurry walls) are being used more than any other earth supporting system for underground construction projects in confined downtown sites throughout the United States...

Behavior of Foundations Subjected to Large Ground Movements
The behavior of twelve linear test foundations above an advancing longwall coal mine panel was observed. Three phases of deformation were observed in the centerline foundations: tension,...

Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge Underconstruction
This paper presents 1) brief history of the survey work, 2) brief description of the physical dimensions and structural system, 3) major studies for the design, 4) development of higher...

Dynamic Properties of Gravel Layers Investigated by In-Situ Freezing Sampling

Dynamic Compaction to Remediate Liquefiable Embankment Foundation Soils

Bearing Capacity of Soils
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 7 This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers engineering manual...

Prediction of Foundation Load/Settlement Characteristics

Developing Retrofit Strategies for the China Basin Viaduct Foundations Using Non-linear, Hysteretic Analysis

 

 

 

 

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