Pile Driving Handout

Pile Driving Handout - hammers Typical fxed-lead crane...

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Vibrating hammer on a crane driving sheet piles P ILE D RIVING Commonalities Crew size: Non-union—3-4 man, Union—6-8 man Drive until friction pressure is high enough or bedrock is hit Drivers mounted on cranes or track-hoes Steel/Concrete Piles Tube, H-beam, rectangle configurations Often used in structural situations Driven with impact or vibratory
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Unformatted text preview: hammers Typical fxed-lead crane setup For hydraulic pile driver Micro-piles • Used to shore old foundations and soil • Drilled and grouted Sheet Piles • Driven with either vibratory or impact hammers • Often used in shoring situations • Reusable Soldier Piles • H-beam piles with timber lagging • Used in shoring situations • Tied into retained earth...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course CM 335 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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