What is pile drivability? It is the ability of the pile to be driven to a designated depth without suffering without sustaining damages. The ultimate resistance of soil against a pile, which is driven without suffering any damages using suitable ...
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Precautions for Bored Piles Construction and Inspection
There are several precautions that need to be considered while inspection and construction of bored pile foundation is preceded. These precautions will be discussed in the following sections. Fig.1: Bored Pile Construction Precautions for Bored Piles Construction and Inspection If ...
Bar Bending Schedule for Pile Foundation with Calculations
To clearly understand the bar bending schedule of a pile foundation, it is necessary to be familiar about the typical reinforcement details of a pile foundation. Pile foundation is a common type of deep foundation, used for supporting heavy loaded ...
How to Choose Type of Pile Foundation for Construction?
How to choose type of pile foundation? The types of pile along with their advantages and disadvantages and applications can be used to guide designer to choose the most appropriate type of pile for the given condition: Driven pile Driven ...
What are Methods of Driving Piles Over Water?
Various methods have been developed to drive piles over water. Piles are used as a foundation for various marine structures such as wharves and jetties. These piles need to be driven over water. The methods of driving piles over water ...
Settlement Reducing Piles in Piled Basements and Shafts
Settlement reducing piles are used to reduce differential settlement of piles in basement slab and shaft slab construction and provides economical option.
Effect of Soil Liquefaction on Pile Foundation and its Remedies
Pile foundations are likely to experience liquefaction and its effects on such foundation are in several forms or ways. Effects of liquefaction on pile foundation is discussed.
Spacing and Skin Friction in Pile Group Construction
Pile foundation spacing and skin friction in a pile group decides the design of pile foundation, its efficiency and capacity in any pile construction.