This is a new paper to update and expand on part of the first technical paper presented by a Vulcan employee: the paper “A Proposal for a Simplified Model for the Determination of Dynamic Loads and Stresses During Pile Driving,” originally presented at the 1987 Offshore Technology Conference. The abstract is here: Warrington (1987) was […]

via OTC 5397 Revisited: Analysis of Cushioned Pile Hammers — vulcanhammer.info

OTC 5397 Revisited: Analysis of Cushioned Pile Hammers — vulcanhammer.info

View complete article here. There are situations where structures are built upon something other than naturally occurring soil. It is possible to build over a sanitary landfill, for example. City neighborhoods have been built upon man-made fills. There are other unusual soils that present challenges to construction, such as chemically reactive or lateritic soils. It…

via Atypical Construction Sites: Building on Sanitary Landfill, Man-Made Fills, and Unusual Soils — Pile Buck Magazine

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