Thus, the performance and assessment of damage in bridge foundations are largely undocumented. ... a research program to study the seismic response behavior of pile connections when the piles are embedded in soft soil sites. ... Geometry and Design of Test Units: Current Caltrans practice does not specifically address the design of pile connections, but ... of the pile test units, (2) height of the pile test units, (3) geometry of the pile cap, and (4) the applied axial and lateral loads.
|Title||:||Proceedings of the fourth National Workshop on Bridge Research in Progress|
|Author||:||National Science Foundation (U.S.), State University of New York at Buffalo, National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (U.S.)|