Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

6-1-1993

Abstract

Two offshore piles of 1000 mm diameter with 1 m socketing into rock in 15 m water depth have failed during construction. The analysis of failure considering wave and current forces, structural and foundation capacities and vibration measurement on freshly concreted and well set piles is discussed.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Third Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

6-1-1993

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1993 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Failure of Offshore Concrete Piles During Construction

St. Louis, Missouri

Two offshore piles of 1000 mm diameter with 1 m socketing into rock in 15 m water depth have failed during construction. The analysis of failure considering wave and current forces, structural and foundation capacities and vibration measurement on freshly concreted and well set piles is discussed.