Piles, Piers, and Caissons

  • Chester I. DuncanJr.


It is recognized that spread footings are the quickest and most cost effective way to transfer the loads of a building into the ground. There are situations, however, in which spread footings cannot reasonably be used. An examination of the test boring log given in Figure 6-1 illustrates this point.


Skin Friction Frictional Resistance Steel Shell Spread Footing Elephant Trunk 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chester I. DuncanJr.
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  1. 1.The University of Texas at ArlingtonUSA

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