Suggested Design and Construction Procedures for Pier Foundations foundations,”

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Title: Suggested Design and Construction Procedures for Pier Foundations foundations,”

Author(s): ACI Committee 336

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 69

Issue: 8

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

Date: 8/1/1972

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.