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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Suggested Design and Construction Procedures for Pier Foundations
Author(s): ACI Committee 336
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 461-480
Keywords: Axial loads, bearing capacity, concrete
construction, concrete piers, deflection,
foundations, inspection, linings, loads (forces),
quality control, reinforced concrete, structural
design, tremie concrete
Abstract:Design and construction of foundation piers 2.5 feet in diameter or larger made by excavating hole in soil and then filling with concrete. Particular attention given soil properties and soils exploration. Two-step design procedure in-cludes (1) determination of overall pier size; (2) detailed design of concrete pier element.
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