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Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

, Volume 36, Issue 2, pp 39–49 | Cite as

Determining pile rebound and carrying capacity

  • D. Kolymbas
  • L. V. Nikitin
Soil Mechanics
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Abstract

A study is made on the propagation of longitudinal waves arising from the impact of a falling load on a partly driven elastic rod pile, which interacts with the surroundings in accordance with the law of dry friction. Formulas are given for pile rebound. A simple method is produced for determining the carrying capacity from dynamic tests.

Keywords

Frictional Force Dynamic Test Velocity Waveform Longitudinal Impact Pile Driving 
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© Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 1999

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  • D. Kolymbas
  • L. V. Nikitin

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