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Pile design and construction practice

Author: M J Tomlinson
Publisher: London ; New York : E & FN Spon, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

The fourth edition of this well-known book is fully revised and up-dated. It deals comprehensively with every aspect of design and construction of all types of piled foundation. A key feature of this  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J Tomlinson
ISBN: 0419184503 9780419184508
OCLC Number: 31294917
Description: xii, 411 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
Contents: Chapter One: General principles and practices. Function of piles. Historical. Calculations of load-carrying capacity. Dynamic piling formulae. Code of practice requirements. Responsibilities of engineer and contractor. References. Chapter Two: Types of pile. Classification of piles. Driven displacement piles. Timber piles. Precast concrete piles. Jointed precast concrete piles. Steel piles. Shoes for steel piles. Working stresses for steel piles. Driven-and-cast-in-place displacement piles. General. Withdrawable-tube types. Shell types. Working stresses on driven-and-cast-in-place piles. Replacement piles. General. Bored-and-cast-in-place piles. Drilled-in tubular piles. Composite piles. Minipiles and micropiles. Factors governing choice of type of pile. References. Chapter Three: Piling equipment and methods. Equipment for driven piles. Piling frames. Crane supported (hanging) leaders. Trestle guides. Piling hammers. Piling vibrators. Selection of type of piling hammer. Noise control in pile driving. Pile helmets and driving caps. Jetting piles. Equipment for installing driven-and-cast-in-place piles. Equipment for installing bored-and-cast-in-place piles. Power augers. Grabbing rigs with casing oscillators. Continuous flight auger drilling rigs. Reverse-circulation drilling rigs. Tripod rigs. Drilling for piles with bentonite slurry. Base and skin grouting of bored and cast-in-place tiles. Procedure in pile installation. Driving timber piles. Driving precast (including prestressed) concrete piles. Driving steel piles. Driving and concreting steel shell piles. The installation of withdrawable-tube types of driven-and-cast-in-place piles. The installation of bored-and-cast-in-place piles by power auger equipment. Concreting pile shafts under water. The installation of bored-and-cast-in-place piles by grabbing, vibratory and reverse-circulation rigs. The installation of bored-and-cast-in-place piles by tripod rigs. The installation of raking piles. Positional tolerances. Constructing piles in groups. References. Chapter Four: Calculating the resistance of piles to compressive loads. General considerations. The basic approach to the calculation of pile resistance. The behaviour of a pile under load. Definition of failure load. Allowable loads on piles. Piles in cohesive soils. Driven displacement piles. Driven-and-cast-in-place displacement piles. Bored-and-cast-in-place displacement tiles. The effects of time on pile resistance in clays. Piles in cohesionless soil. General. Driven piles in cohesionless soils. Piles with open-ends driven into cohesionless soils. Grouted driven piles. Driven-and-cast-in-place piles in cohesionless soils. Bored-and-cast-in-place piles in cohesionless soils. The use of in-situ tests to predict the ultimate resistance of piles in cohesionless soils. Time effects for piles in cohesionless soils. Piles in soils intermediate between sands and clays. Piles in layered cohesive and coh
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