Design methods based upon rapid load tests

Michael Brown (Lead / Corresponding author)

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This report considers the development of guidance on rapid load pile testing within the European context that has led to the development of FprEN ISO 22477-10, Geotechnical investigation and testing — Testing of geotechnical structures — Part 10: Testing of piles: rapid load testing. This report summarises current European national guidance on rapid load pile testing and goes on to outline an informative test interpretation method included in FprEN ISO 22477-10 that goes someway to developing design methods under EN 1997-1. The report finishes with considerations for EN 1997-1 evolution and future ETC3 reporting.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the ISSMGE - ETC 3 International Symposium
Subtitle of host publicationDesign of Piles in Europe: How did Eurocode 7 change daily practice?
PublisherBelgium Building Research Institute
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016
EventISSMGE - ETC 3 International Symposium: Design of Piles in Europe: How did Eurocode 7 change daily practice? - Leuven, Belgium
Duration: 28 Apr 201629 Apr 2016


ConferenceISSMGE - ETC 3 International Symposium
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