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Unformatted text preview: jacks to apply load a usually measure load with a load cell and measure movement with dial gages (redundant measurements provide quality control) o must set up load frame, can be expensive and dangerous at high loads o limited by reaction and jack capacity (very few> 1,000 tons) o need reaction: dead weight ("kentiedge") or reaction piles (interaction with lest pile? ASTM says minimum 56 clear) a flexible as to time, location, and type of test I Hydraulic Jack Beam~ • Static Load Tests a Conventional Top Load Tests ItCIlCliu ,...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course CEG 4012 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08