Building Pile Caps on Weak Soils

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Title: Building Pile Caps on Weak Soils

Author(s): W. Tiner, E. J. Ulrich, and P. D. Moore

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 13-17

Keywords: caps (supports); concrete construction; concrete piles; foundations; soils; structural design; Construction

Date: 7/1/1988

Abstract:
Design and construction considerations for pile caps on weak soils are discussed. Field observations of the behavior during construction of several large pile caps at a solid waste management facility are presented. Based on these observations, recommendations are made for pile construction on weak soils.