GANPILE method - reasonable pile driving method to embed steel piles into the bedrock

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering book series (LNCE, volume 62)


In GANPILE method, it is difficult to fill the gap between the pile and bedrock completely, and there is a possibility that the pull-out resistance in the bedrock is not generated. Therefore, this method has not been applied to permanent piles that require pull-out resistance to withstand earthquakes. In addition, a standard to evaluate the bearing capacity of the piles in the bedrock has not yet been established. Therefore, the authors improved the conventional GANPILE method and developed a construction method to fill gaps, so that this method can be applied to permanent piles. In addition, based on validation tests such as laboratory tests and on-site pile loading tests, the characteristics of end bearing capacity and skin friction resistance of piles in the bedrock were clarified.


GANPILE method steel pile driving method bedrock bearing capacity on-site loading test 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.JFE Steel CorporationTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Obayashi CorporationTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Toa CorporationTokyoJapan

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