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Unformatted text preview: pile tip (terminate end bearing average above tip at less than 8.08 if stronger bearing layer or ground surface is encountered) <b.5B = average of unit end bearing over 3.58 below pile tip o if the bearing layer is stronger than the layer above it, then end bearing is corrected for the depth embedment in the bearing layer, DA, if less than a critical depth, Dc: Soli Type Description Critical Depth Ratio (Dc/B) 1 Plastic clay 2 2 ClaY-Silt-sand mixtures, very silty 4 sand, slits and marls 3 Clean sands (N S 12) 6 (12 < N S 30) 9 (N > 30) 12 4 Soft limestone, very shelly sands NA...
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- Fall '08