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Breaking down of piles

Breaking down of piles

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Civil & Structural Supplement

Abstract

Covers a range of methods available for breaking down concrete piles, adding commentary on advantages and disadvantages where appropriate. Refers to traditional mechanical methods, hydraulic pile breakers, passive and active integrated pile breaking methods and hydro-demolition methods.

History

First published 2006, updated 2008.

Subjects

Publisher History

Since 1963 the Federation of Piling Specialists has provided technical guidance to the ground engineering sector.


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