Behavior of Pipe Piles in Sand

Part of the series Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering pp 7-23

Review of Design Guidelines for Piles in Sand

  • Magued IskanderAffiliated withCivil Engineering Department, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

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This chapter examines the current API RP-2A design guidelines for piles in sand in the light of available load test data. The main weaknesses of the design approach are also identified.