Presentation #6 - Rapid Load Testing: A New Choice For Pile Testing

Justason, Michael D.
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 15
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2001
...a global perspective... In March of 2000, the Japanese Geotechnical Society added "Rapid Load Testing" to their national standard for pile testing. In the year 2000. it is estimated that there will be more than 500 "Rapid Load Tests" on foundations around the world. ...so what is a "Rapid Load Test", and why is it gaining acceptance and popularity?
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