Engineering


INTERVIEW: Pile Dynamics, Inc.

Pile Buck’s interview with Pile Dynamics, Inc. (PDI), the largest manufacturer of industry-standard, high quality…

Dynamic Formulae and Pile Driving

Attempts to determine pile capacity using dynamic analysis date back to the 19th century, when…

Geotechnical Engineering Risk Management

View the complete article here. Poor risk management in geotechnical engineering projects has real-world consequences.…

INTERVIEW: Intech Anchoring Systems

Pile Buck’s interview with Intech Anchoring Systems, who has supplied commercial, residential, and industrial contractors…

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Atypical Construction Sites: Building on Sanitary Landfill, Man-Made Fills, and Unusual Soils

View complete article here. There are situations where structures are built upon something other than…

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Basics of Identifying Special Soils and Problem Conditions

View the complete version here. The terrain of your construction site may not be comprised…

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The Basics of Rock Classification For Geotechnical Engineering

View the complete version here. Construction managers must know what they’re dealing with before they…

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Ground Modification Methods For Deep Foundations Part III – Lightweight Fills

View Part II of this article here. When embarking on a ground modification project, it…

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Basic Configuration of Sheet Pile Design Analysis

by Don C. Warrington, PhD, P.E., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Introduction Sheet pile design…

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Ground Modification Methods for Deep Foundations Part II – Vertical Drains and Accelerated Consolidation

View the complete article here. Ground modification techniques can be utilized to improve sites with…

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Ground Modification Methods for Deep Foundations Part I – An Introduction

View complete article here. In infrastructure projects, difficult ground conditions are often encountered.  To achieve…

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The Basics of Soil Classification For Geotechnical Engineering

View the complete article here. Whatever is being built, it is only as strong as…