SUGGESTED DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURES FOR PIER FOUNDATIONS

THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF FOUNDATION PIERS MADE BY EXCAVATING A HOLE IN THE SOIL AND THE FILLING IT WITH CONCRETE, ARE DISCUSSED. CONSIDERABLE ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO SOIL PROPERTIES AND SOILS EXPLORATION. THE TWO-STEP DESIGN PROCEDURE INCLUDES: (1) DETERMINATION OF OVERALL PIER SIZE, AND (2) DETAILED DESIGN OF THE CONCRETE PIER ELEMENT ITSELF. EMPHASIS IS ON THE FORMER. CONSTRUCTION METHODS DESCRIBED INCLUDE EXCAVATION, SHEETING, CASING, AND PLACEMENT OF CONCRETE AND STEEL. RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES FOR INSPECTION AND EVALUATION, AS WELL AS CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE, ARE PRESENTED. /AUTHOR/

  • Publication Date: 1972-8

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  • Accession Number: 00209792
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1973 12:00AM