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Screw Piles - Installation and Design in Stiff Clay - A. E. Holeyman

Screw Piles - Installation and Design in Stiff Clay

By: A. E. Holeyman (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 2001
ISBN: 9789058091925
Number Of Pages: 338

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This volume provides a snapshot of the current thinking and development perspectives on the installation and design of screw piles within the framework of Eurocode 7.

The material included provides background on the various aspects of screw piles, with particular reference to stiff clays:

1. Exptensive description of a multi-million Euros research program on the loading behaviour of screw piles;

2. Geological and geotechnical characterization of Boom clay, and overview of screw pile testing over the last 30 years;

3. Results of the various load tests recently performed on 30 piles: static, dynamic, statnamic, and integrity and outcome of an international prediction event;

4. Tentative translation of the current body of knowledge in terms of potential application rules to be soon ascenrtained at the national level, as required by Eurocode 7.

The remarkable aspects of the soil displacement piles covered in this book is an exceptionally low variability of geotechnical parameters,installation performance, and pile capacity calculations.

Prefacep. VII
Organizationp. IX
Acknowledgementsp. XIII
Contributions
Deep foundations and the need for research on screw piles in Belgiump. 3
Engineering geology of the Boom Clay in the Antwerp areap. 11
Soil investigation at Sint-Katelijne-Waver (Belgium)p. 19
Design of axially loaded piles--1997 Belgian practicep. 63
A database approach to overview pile loading tests on displacement screw piles in Western Europe - 1970-2000p. 89
Considerations on the influence of screw pile installation parameters on the overall pile behaviourp. 127
Test camapaign at Sint-Katelijne-Waver and installation techniques of screw pilesp. 151
Results of the Static Pile Load Testsp. 205
Results of dynamic and kinetic pile load tests and outcome of an international prediction eventp. 247
Design procedure according to Eurocode 7 and analysis of the test resultsp. 275
International activities of ITC-18p. 305
Conclusions and perspectivesp. 321
Author indexp. 323
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ISBN: 9789058091925
ISBN-10: 9058091929
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 338
Published: 1st January 2001
Publisher: A A Balkema Publishers
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.81
Edition Number: 1