Dynamic Load Testing Of Augered Cast-In-Place Piles

Likins, Garland
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 9
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2000
High strain PDA testing has become common for verification of capacity of both driven and bored piles. It is equally applicable to Augered-Cast-in-Place (ACIP) Piles. It also evaluates other aspects of the installation such as integrity. The benefit of high strain dynamic test results for the relatively low cost of the tests compared to conventional static testing has resulted in widespread use. The method is described and specific procedures for testing ACIP piles are outlined. Example results demonstrate the application.
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