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Pile Foundations in Engineering Practice

Author : Shamsher Prakash, Hari D. Sharma
Price : Rs 1,195.00
ISBN 13 : 9788126539932
ISBN 10 : 8126539933
Pages : 768
Type : Paperbound
Remarks : Exclusively distributed by CBS Publishers & Distributors

Pile Foundations in Engineering Practice


This is a concise, systematic and complete treatment of the design and construction of pile foundations. Discusses pile behavior under various loadings and types of piles and their installation, including consideration of soil parameters. It provides step-by-step design procedures for piles subject to vertical loading and pullout, lateral, inclined and eccentric loads, or dynamic loads, and for piles in permafrost. Also describes load test procedures and their interpretation and buckling of long, slender piles with and without supported length. The closing chapter presents case histories of prediction and performance of piles and pile groups. Includes numerous solved problems.

Types of Piles and Pile Materials

Piling Equipment and Installation

Soil Parameters for Pile Analysis and Design

Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations for Vertical Static Loads

Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations Under Lateral Loads

Pile Foundations Under Dynamic Loads

Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations in Permafrost Environments

Pile Load Tests

Buckling Loads of Slender Piles

Case Histories

Author Index

Subject Index