Experimental and theoretical investigations of pile and penetrometer installation in clay
Citation:David R. Gill, 'Experimental and theoretical investigations of pile and penetrometer installation in clay', [thesis], Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, 2000, pp 304
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This thesis advances our understanding of the type of ground movements and strains that take place during installation of closed-ended piles and penetrometers in clay, with particular reference to penetrometers with flat and 60° conical tips. This was to be achieved by; (a) conducting model experiments to measure the displacements around penetrating penetrometers and (b) the development of a numerical/theoretical model.
Author: Gill, David R.
Qualification name:Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Publisher:Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
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Type of material:thesis
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