Technical Guidance Note 23 Level 1 - Introduction to piling (PDF)

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This Technical Guidance Note describes: the different types of piles currently in use; the design concepts that are employed when determining their size and depth; how they are constructed and the tests are carried out to verify their integrity.

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Technical Guidance Note 23 Level 1 - Introduction to piling (PDF)

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The principle behind piling is to transfer loads of a structure through strata of low bearing-capacity to deeper soil or rock strata that has a higher bearing-capacity. The loads can be transferred into underlying strata by either end-bearing or friction (or a mixture of both). Piles can also be used to resist uplift and/or horizontal loads.

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Format A4
Number of pages 2
Publication date February 2013
Publisher IStructE Ltd