This part of an analysis to determine the most economical and practical type of foundation-piling and pile cap, devoted specifically to the critical foundation that supports heavy, low-speed, vibrating compressors, covers the subsoil investigation; constructing a soil profile; allowances for areal subsidence; the use of sand fill; friction piles; determining the structural capacity of the pile; refinery test piling and pile driving; low-capacity and high-capacity friction piles; point-bearing piles; differential settlement; pile driving of friction piles, including formulas; load tests; pile specifications; dynamic loads on piles; main-compressor-building foundation; settlement analysis; testing companies; the cost of piling; the group efficiency of piling; spread footings; results of pile-load tests; and the design of the pile cap.

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    Petroleum Publishing Company

    211 South Cheyenne, P.O. Box 1260
    Tulsa, OK  United States  75221
  • Authors:
    • Moody, G B
  • Publication Date: 1969-11-24

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 84-90
  • Serial:
    • Oil and Gas Journal
    • Volume: 67
    • Issue Number: 47
    • Publisher: PennWell Publishing Company
    • ISSN: 0030-1388

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056082
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1974 12:00AM