Baltic Piling by M. Mets, R. Raudsepp

By M. Mets, R. Raudsepp

'Baltic Piling' comprises the court cases of the ‘Baltic Piling Days 2012’ (Tallinn, Estonia, 3-5 September 2012). The e-book contains contributions on present concerns in pile beginning engineering:

- interplay of pile and grillage;

- Formation of pile bearing capacity

- Settlements of piles

- Pile starting place lower than historic buildings

- Thermopiles, and

- interplay of georgid and pile.

'Baltic Piling' can be of curiosity to engineers, lecturers and scholars drawn to pile starting place engineering and comparable disciplines.

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Subsequently the upper pile segment was uncoupled by discharging the upper cell level. In the second test phase the middle pile segment was loaded by using the lower segment as abutment. 5 MN (Figure 21). The skin friction was 1,040 kN/m2 , this means 24% higher than without shaft grouting. Based on the results of the pile load tests using Osterberg cells the majority of the 290 foundation piles were made by applying shaft grouting measures. Due to the findings of the load tests the total pile length was reduced significantly.

Trial anchors TITAN 73/53 in Muuga harbor. Load stage % PP Test load, kN Observation time, min Table 5. 0 (initial load) 1 2 3 4 5 20 50 75 100 125 150 116 290 435 580 725 870 1 30 30 120 180 1440 Properties of testing ground anchors. Inclination angle, deg Free length, m Grout bogy length, m Anchor diameter, mm Cross section area, mm2 Ultimate load, kN Drilling bit diameter, m Anchor No. 1 Anchor No. 2 Anchor No. 0 73/53 1631 1160 200 Table 7. Trial anchor testing results. Measured Si, mm Allowable S, mm out with cement grout with a water cement ratio of 1/1 during drilling.

Brussels. BCH 506-88. 1989. Design and construction of ground anchors. Moscow. v. 2007. Delft, the Netherland. J. C. 1999. Geotechnical Engineering Circular No. 4: Ground Anchors and Anchored Systems. pdf. 35 This page intentionally left blank Baltic Piling – Mets & Raudsepp (Eds) © 2013 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-64334-4 The history of the foundations in Tartu Vello Pallav & Mait Mets Department of Rural Building, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia ABSTRACT: Tartu is situated on the slopes and marshy banks of the primeval river Emajõgi, where due to the complex geological conditions the foundations of buildings have been a problem throughout the history of the local human settlement development.

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