By Gopal Madabhushi
Pile foundations are the commonest type of deep foundations that used either onshore and offshore to move huge superstructure quite a bit into useful soil strata. This publication presents many case histories of failure of pile foundations as a result of earthquake loading and soil liquefaction. in response to the saw case histories, the prospective mechanisms of failure of the pile foundations are postulated. The publication additionally offers with the extra loading attracted by means of piles in liquefiable soils because of lateral spreading of sloping floor. contemporary learn at Cambridge types the spine of this publication with the layout methodologies being constructed without delay in line with quantified centrifuge try effects and numerical research. The booklet offers designers and practising civil engineers with a valid wisdom of pile behaviour in liquefiable soils and easy-to-use how to layout pile foundations in seismic areas. For graduate scholars and researchers, it brings jointly the newest study findings on pile foundations in a fashion that's appropriate to geotechnical perform.
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Design of Pile Foundations in Liquefiable Soils by Gopal Madabhushi