D?Appolonia - Recommended Specifications For The Design Of Foundations, Retaining Walls And Substructures - Final Report Prepared For National Cooperative Highway Research Program Transportation Research Board National Research Council - 4.5 Drvn Pls

Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 15
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1989
4.5.1 General The provisions of the article shall apply to the design of axially and laterally loaded driven piles in soil or extending through soil to rock. APPLICATION (Revised Article Piling may be considered when footings cannot be founded on rock, or on granular or stiff cohesive soils within a reasonable depth. At loca-tions where soil conditions would normally permit the use of spread footings but the potential for scour exists, piles may be used as a protection against scour. Piles may also be used where an unacceptable amount of settlement of spread footings may occur. MATERIALS Piles may be structural steel sections, steel pipe, precast concrete, cast-in-place concrete, prestressed concrete, timber, or a combination of materials. In every case, materials shall be supplied in accordance with the provisions of this Article.
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