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Publications tagged with [foundation design]

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Book on foundation design.Before a foundation design can be embarked on, the associated soil profile must be well established. The soil profile is compiled from three cornerstones of information: • in-situ testing results, particularly continuous tests, such ...
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This case history describes the foundation design and construction for the New Mississippi River Bridge, presently under construction in St. Louis, Missouri. The 1,500 ft (457.2 m) main span of the cable-stayed bridge is supported by two delta tower pylons ...
Reference: DFI Journal, The journal of the deep foundation institute, Vol. 5, Dec. 2011
<p>In Eurocode 7, the application of statistical methods and reliability analyses is encouraged though not much guidance is clearly given for the practitioner. Reliability analyses can effectively model parameter uncertainty and provide more meaningful results ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
Scientific/Technical information documents – Containing additional, non-contradictory information on current Eurocodes parts which may facilitate implementation and use, preliminary results from pre-normative work and other studies, which may be used in future ...
Reference: Worked examples presented at the Workshop “Bridge Design to Eurocodes”, Vienna, 4-6 October 2010
The paper describes the design of pile foundation on the site of the Elektrenai power plant, Lithuania. The foundation is aimed to support equipment of the power plant consisting of the gas turbine, the steam turbine and the generator. Besides high loads, ...
Reference: The 10th International Conference, Modern Building Materials, Structures and Techniques, May 19-21/2010 Lithuania
The design-build delivery system is being used to erect the landmark Christopher Bond Bridge as part of the kcICON project. The cable-stayed bridge is currently under construction and will span the Missouri River on I-29/35 in Kansas City, Missouri. The design-build ...
Reference: Deep Foundations Institute 34th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, Conference Proceedings 2009
Geotechnical report is a tool used to communicate the site conditions, design and construction recommendations. The importance of adequate site investigation and preparation of comprehensive geotechnical report cannot be over emphasized. Reliability of the ...
Reference: IGC 2009, Guntur, INDIA
This paper presents a discussion of the management of the risk elements associated with the design and construction of deep foundations, along with some strategies that have been employed to help mitigate these risks. The effective management of risks with ...
Reference: 2009 International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo, Contemporary Topics in Deep Foundations, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 185, ASCE
<p>This paper presents the design concepts of Eurocode 7, Eurocode 8 and ISO 23469. Detailed comparisons are made between Eurocode 8 Part 1 and the ISO code. Conclusions are drawn on their relative merits. A simple strip foundation design example is shown ...
Reference: The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
Review of the past deep foundation design practices and future design methods are presented.
Reference: Geo-Strata, November - December 10(8), 2008