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,
The aim of this experiment is to test the retrofitting of damaged RCC end bearing piles using BFRP composites wrapping method.
The Heavy Section Mill now produces parallel-flange beams, columns and bearing piles with up to 1,016 millimeter web depth and 419 flange width, up to 430 millimeter parallel flange channels, 250 millimeter angles, 750 millimeter U-sheet piles and 630 millimeter Z-sheet piles using 350x220 millimeter blooms and up to 1050x460x120 millimeter beam blanks as starting material.
They will construct 262 continuous flight augered bearing piles, 350mm and 400mm diameter, to a maximum depth of 18.1 metres.
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.''
These deep (150 to 200 ft) end bearing piles rest on bedrock, eliminating problems with settling.
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.