SP-295: Recent Advances in the Design of Prestressed Concrete Piles in Marine Structures in Seismic Regions

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Editors: Carlos E. Ospina, Rudolph P. Frizzi and Domenic D’Argenzio

Sponsored by ACI Committees 357, 423, and 543


This SP consists of 8 papers that were presented at a technical session sponsored by ACI Committees 357, 423, and 543 at the ACI Convention in Minneapolis, MN, in April 2013. The papers cover key aspects relevant to seismic analysis, design, detailing and experimental testing of precast prestressed concrete piles as substructure elements of marine structures.


Document Details

Publication Year: 2013


Categories: Marine Concrete

Formats: PDF

Table of Contents


Special Considerations for the Seismic Analysis and Design of Piers, Wharves and Container

Yards Supported on Prestressed Concrete Piles

Authors: J. P. Smith-Pardo and Carlos E. Ospina


Seismic Performance of Pile-Supported Wharves

Authors: C. A. Blandón, J. I. Restrepo, Y. Kawamata, and S. Ashford


Displacement-Based Procedures for Seismic Design of Pile-Supported Wharves at the Port of

Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach

Authors: O. A. Jaradat and M. J. N. Priestley


Seismic Stability of Marine Piers Built with Prestressed Concrete Piles

Authors: S. Stringer and R. Harn


A New Pile-Deck Connection for Seismic Performance Enhancement of Marginal Wharves

Authors: D. Lehman and C. Roeder


Seismic Aspects of ACI 543R-12, “Design, Manufacture, and Installation of Concrete Piles”

Author: R. P. Frizzi


Structural Analysis of Pretensioned Concrete Piles

Author: W. L. Gamble


Displacement Demands and Shear Key Forces in Pile-Supported Marginal Wharves with

Strong Lateral-Torsional Coupling

Authors: C. Blandón, J. I. Restrepo, and O. Jaradat


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