Bearing pile


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bearing pile

[′ber·iŋ ‚pīl]
(engineering)
A vertical post or pile which carries the weight of a foundation, transmitting the load of a structure to the bedrock or subsoil without detrimental settlement.

Bearing pile

A pile that carries a vertical load, as compared with a sheet pile, which resists earth pressure.

bearing pile

A pile which carries a vertical load.
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In case of end bearing pile under seismic excitation, the pile base can be represented by a horizontal movement of the type,
They will construct 262 continuous flight augered bearing piles, 350mm and 400mm diameter, to a maximum depth of 18.
The barrage used: 100 piles each driven to a depth of 11m into the river bed; 70 tonnes of reinforcing steel; 38 bearing piles sunk to a depth of 17m into the river bed; concrete weighing 2,500 tons; 200 tonnes of stone fill; and lock gates each weighing eight tonnes.
A spokesman said: ``This has prevented the installation of the bearing piles in their usual location.
Steel Sheet Piling and Timber Piling) - Preformed Bearing Piles
A Danieli construction Constructed by Italy's Danieli, the Emirates Steel Heavy Section Mill will produce parallel-flange beams, columns and bearing piles with up to 1,016 mm web depth and 419 flange width, up to 430 mm parallel flange channels, 250 mm angles, 750 mm U-sheet piles and 630 mm Z-sheet piles using 350 x 220 mm conticast blooms and up to 1050 x 460 x 120 mm beam blanks as starting material.
A condition survey was carried out on the Sheet & Bearing Piles on the main pier in 2014 and the Preliminary Report noted that deterioration and significant loss of wall thickness was noted on the southern 40m of the Main Pier Quay wall.
It is envisaged that the scope of works will comprise excavation, secant piling, sheet piling, drainage installation, bearing piles and foundation works.
Steel bearing piles on the main pier (ii) determine the remaining lifespan of the sheet piles and the bearing piles (iii) produce design solutions, including costing for any necessary remedial works in connection with the main pier condition survey at an daingean fishery harbour centre.
Tenders are invited for temporary works propping, removal of existing temporary shoring works -provision of a permanent support wall comprising sheet piles with end bearing piles finished with precast concrete panels - relaying of an existing 300mm diameter ductile iron gravity sewer and concrete service box -provision of a new 300mm diameter ductile iron gravity sewer -general ancillary works contractors should note that all works will be undertaken in, and around, tidal water.