Pile capacity by direct CPT and CPTu methods applied to 102 case histories

  title={Pile capacity by direct CPT and CPTu methods applied to 102 case histories},
  author={Abolfazl Eslami and Bengt H. Fellenius},
  journal={Canadian Geotechnical Journal},
Six methods to determine axial pile capacity directly from cone penetration test (CPT) data are presented, discussed, and compared. Five of the methods are CPT methods that apply total stress and a filtered arithmetic average of cone resistance. One is a recently developed method, CPTu, that considers pore-water pressure and applies an unfiltered geometric average of cone resistance. To determine unit shaft resistance, the new method uses a new soil profiling chart based on CPTu data. The six… Expand
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