The Design of Piled Foundations - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780080197067, 9781483159676

The Design of Piled Foundations

2nd Edition

Structures and Solid Body Mechanics

Authors: Thomas Whitaker
Editors: B. G. Neal
eBook ISBN: 9781483159676
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1976
Page Count: 228
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The Design of Piled Foundations, Second Edition focuses on the theories which have been advanced to predict the loads which piles will carry, both singly and when used in groups to form a piled foundation. Organized into 12 chapters, this book begins with an explanation of the utilization of piles. Subsequent chapters discuss the types of piles and their construction; pile driving by vibration; the calculation of the ultimate bearing capacity of a pile from soil properties; the settlement of single piles and the choice of a factor of safety; and piles in soft soils. Other chapters describe pile testing; piles in groups with vertical loading; horizontal forces on piles and pile group; and the durability of piles.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 1 Introduction Units of Measurement 2 Where Piles are Used The Typical Ground Conditions Site Investigations 3 Types of Piles and Their Construction Pile Classification Displacement Piles Non-Displacement Piles Screw Piles Pile Installation The Structural Strength of Piles 4 Driving Formula Introduction Formula 1 Formula 2 Formula 3 Formula 4 Formula 5 Formula 6 Formula 7 Formula 8 Formula 9 Formula 10 The Practical Application of Driving Formula The Limitations of Driving Formula 5 Pile Driving by Vibration Introduction The Theory of Vibration Driving General Comment Vibratory Impact Drivers 6 The Calculation of the Ultimate Bearing Capacity of a Pile From Soil Properties Introduction Early Formula Recent Formula Practical Methods of Calculating the Ultimate Bearing Capacity Piles That are End-Bearing in Sand or Gravel Piles in Clay Pile Foundations Carried to Rock 7 The Settlement of Single Piles and the Choice of a Factor of Safety Introduction The Settlement of a Friction Pile in Clay The Settlement of Piles in Any Soil The Choice of a Factor of Safety to Ensure That the Ultimate Bearing Capacity is Not Exceeded The Choice of a Factor of Safety to Limit the Settlement at Working Load 8 Piles in Soft Soils The Buckling of Slender Piles Negative Skin Friction 9 Pile Testing Inspection During Installation Testing the Condition of a Pile after Installation Loading Tests Loading Systems The Measurement of Settlement Testing Procedures 10 Piles in Groups with Vertical Loading Introduction Pile Groups in Clay When not to Use Piles Pile Groups in Sand 11 Horizontal Forces on Piles and Pile Groups Introduction


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Thomas Whitaker

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B. G. Neal

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