This article describes frequently used types of hammer-driven and drilled-in piles, and caissons of soft and hard woods, reinforced concrete and steel. The advantages and disadvantages of each of pile, including strength of the pile, the ease of driving it into the bottom soil, pile resiliency, and resistance to corrosion are discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This article is the second in a series on piling by the authors.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Foxlow Publications Limited

    19 Harcourt Street
    London W1H 2AX,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Leimdorfer, P
  • Publication Date: 1974-11

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  • Accession Number: 00097513
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 24 1975 12:00AM