TIE-BACKS IN CLAY TO SUPPORT SHEETED EXCAVATION

SITE CONDITIONS, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURES, AND OBSERVATIONS AND STRESS MEASUREMENTS MADE DURING CONSTRUCTION OF A COFFERDAM FOR A 30- TO 45-FT DEEP EXCAVATION FOR THE PIERRE LACLEDE BUILDING IN CLAYTON, MISSOURI, ARE DESCRIBED. THE COFFERDAM CONSISTED OF SOLDIER POSTS, WOOD LAGGING, AND 1, 2, AND 3 LEVELS OF TIE-BACKS ANCHORED IN CLAY SOILS. THE SOLDIER POSTS AND TIE-BACK ANCHOR RODS WERE INSTRUMENTED WITH MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL STRAIN GAGES. STRESS, DEFLECTION, AND SETTLEMENT MEASUREMENTS MADE DURING AND AFTER COMPLETION OF THE EXCAVATION ARE PRESENTED. /ASCE/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 96, No SM2, PROC PAPER 7163, PP 495-509, 17 FIG, 3 TAB
  • Authors:
    • Mansur, C I
    • Alizadeh, M
  • Publication Date: 1970-3

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  • Accession Number: 00235996
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 1 1971 12:00AM