SITE PILE TESTS DEVISED FOR SOMERSET M.5.

DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF LARGE-SCALE SITE TESTS CARRIED OUT TO OBTAIN DATA FOR THE DESIGN OF BRIDGE FOUNDATIONS IN THE VICINITY OF EMBANKMENTS CONSTRUCTED ON SOFT ORGANIC CLAY WITH A VIEW TO STUDY (1) THE MAGNITUDE OF THE DRAG-DOWN EFFECT ON PILES CONSTRUCTED ON SIGNIFICANT DEPTHS OF SOFT CLAY, (2) THE PROBABLE LATERAL FORCES EXERTED ON PILES INSTALLED IN AND NEAR SUCH EMBANKMENTS, AND (3) THE LOAD BEARING CHARACTERISTICS OF AN H PILE DRIVEN INTO BIAS CLAY. /RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 232, No 4718, PP 411-414, 3 PHOT
  • Publication Date: 1969-11

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  • Accession Number: 00208664
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1970 12:00AM