Pile Design & Construction Practice


  • Review

    "If you work in the ground engineering sector then this is a must for your bookshelf. ... Now in its sixth edition, this book adheres (excuse the pun) to the guiding principles of the first… New material extends to the consideration of new codified design procedures such as Eurocodes, the use and development of larger more powerful pile installation equipment and new methods of analysis based on current innovation and research."
    ―Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, November 2015

    "This is the standard of care, the ultimate, practical arbitrator."
    ―Donald A Bruce, Geosystems LP

    "The book gives a comprehensive overview of the piling techniques in common use, their advantages and disadvantages. This information gives a sound basis for the selection of a given technique. Design of piles to Eurocode 7 is well described and all the general pile installation methods covered."
    ―Hilary Skinner, Donaldson Associates Ltd

    About the Author

    The late Michael Tomlinson was a pre-eminent structural, civil and geotechnical engineer in a career spanning over 60 years of contracting, designing and independent consultancy. He served on several British Standards committees and was the first recipient of the Skempton Gold Medal awarded by the British Geotechnical Society.

    John Woodward has extensive experience of piling and ground engineering projects in the UK and overseas, recently as a consultant investigating piling and stability failures and as an adjudicator resolving contractual and technical disputes. He is also author of An Introduction to Geotechnical Processes (Taylor and Francis, 2005).

  • Hardcover: 608 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 6 edition (October 8, 2014)
  • Language: English


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