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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Whitaker, Thomas R.
Design of piled foundations.
Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1976
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas R Whitaker
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (x, 218 pages) : illustrations.|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||Front Cover; The Design of Piled Foundations; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION; Units of measurement; CHAPTER 2. WHERE PILES ARE USED; The typical ground conditions; Site investigations; CHAPTER 3. TYPES OF PILES AND THEIR CONSTRUCTION; Pile classification; Displacement piles; Non-displacement piles; Screw piles; Pile installation; The structural strength of piles; CHAPTER 4. DRIVING FORMULAE; Introduction; Formula 1; Formula 2; Formula 3; Formula 4; Formula 5; Formula 6; Formula 7; Formula 8; Formula 9; Formula 10. The practical application of driving formulaeThe limitations of driving formulae; CHAPTER 5. PILE DRIVING BY VIBRATION; Introduction; The theory of vibration driving; General comment; Vibratory impact drivers; CHAPTER 6. THE CALCULATION OF THE ULTIMATE BEARING CAPACITY OF A PILE FROM SOIL PROPERTIES; Introduction; Early formulae; Recent formulae; Practical methods of calculating the ultimate bearing capacity; CHAPTER 7. THE SETTLEMENT OF SINGLE PILES AND THE CHOICE OF A FACTOR OF SAFETY; Introduction; The settlement of a friction pile in clay; The settlement of piles in any soil. The choice of a factor of safety to ensure that the ultimate bearing capacity is not exceededThe choice of a factor of safety to limit the settlement at working load; CHAPTER 8. PILES IN SOFT SOILS; The buckling of slender piles; Negative skin friction; CHAPTER 9. PILE TESTING; Inspection during installation; Testing the condition of a pile after installation; Loading tests; CHAPTER 10. PILES IN GROUPS WITH VERTICAL LOADING; Introduction; Pile groups in clay; Pile groups in sand; CHAPTER 11. HORIZONTAL FORCES ON PILES AND PILE GROUPS; Introduction; Single piles; Groups of vertical piles. Groups with both vertical and inclined pilesGraphical method for piles in three directions; Methods based on elastic theory; The choice of a design method; CHAPTER 12. THE DURABILITY OF PILES; Mechanical damage; Chemical damage; Biological damage; Damage due to industrial wastes; REFERENCES; INDEX.|
|Series Title:||Structures and solid body mechanics; Pergamon international library of science, technology, engineering, and social studies.|
|Responsibility:||by Thomas Whitaker.|