By Gopal Madabhushi
Pile foundations are the most typical type of deep foundations that used either onshore and offshore to move huge superstructure a lot into useful soil strata. This publication presents many case histories of failure of pile foundations because of earthquake loading and soil liquefaction. in line with the saw case histories, the prospective mechanisms of failure of the pile foundations are postulated. The e-book additionally offers with the extra loading attracted via piles in liquefiable soils as a result of lateral spreading of sloping floor. contemporary learn at Cambridge varieties the spine of this booklet with the layout methodologies being built without delay in line with quantified centrifuge try out effects and numerical research. The publication offers designers and working towards civil engineers with a valid wisdom of pile behaviour in liquefiable soils and easy-to-use how you can layout pile foundations in seismic areas. For graduate scholars and researchers, it brings jointly the most recent learn findings on pile foundations in a manner that's proper to geotechnical perform.
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