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Issue 1

Editorial Note Vol. XIV No. 1 2020 (EDITORIAL NOTE)

Theoretical “t-z” Curves for Piles in Radially Inhomogeneous Soil
Abigail Bateman, Jamie Crispin

Safety Factor for Drilled Shaft Foundations Subjected to Wind-Induced Torsion (RESEARCH PAPER)
Victor Aguilar, Andrzej Nowak, J. Michael Stallings, J. Brian Anderson

Development of Experimental P-Y Curves from Centrifuge Tests for Piles Subjected to Static Loading and Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spreading
Milad Souri, Arash Khosravifar, Scott Schlechter, Nason McCullough, Stephen E. Dickenson

Analysis of Strain-gage Records from a Static Loading Test on a CFA Pile (CASE STUDY)
Bengt Fellenius, Tony Ruban

Sensitivity Analysis of Soft Clay Parameters on an Existing Quay Wall at the East Port in Port Said, Egypt (RESEARCH PAPER)
Ehab R. Tolba, Sherif Abd Ellah, Elsayed M. Galal, Ezzat Ahmed Sallam, Mohammad Ahmad Kamal

Issue 2

How Soils Can Help Predict High Rebound of Prestressed Concrete Displacement Piles
Paul J. Cosentino and David J. Horhota

Use of Case Histories to Illustrate the Effect of Installation Activities on the Side Resistance of Pipe Piles in Plastic Soils
Steven Saye, Bryan Kumm, and Armin W. Stuedlein

Helical Pile Capacity-to-torque Correlation: A More Reliable Capacity-to-torque Factor Based on Full Scale Load Tests
Moncef Souissi, James A. Cherry, and Tom Siller

Shear demands of rock-socketed piles subject to cyclic lateral loading
Rabie Farrag, Carter Cox, Benjamin Turner, and Anne Lemnitzer

Behavior of Sand Compaction Columns Installed in Cohesionless Deposits
N. Aarthi

Editorial Note, Volume 14 - Issue 2
Anne Lemnitzer, Timothy Siegel

Issue 1

Editorial Note Vol. XIII No. 1 2019 (EDITORIAL NOTE)
Anne Lemnitzer, Ph.D., P.E. and Timothy C. Siegel, P.E., G.E., D.GE

Performance Assessment of Wave Equation Analysis for Driven Steel H-piles in IGM (RESEARCH PAPER)
Pramila Adhikari, Ph.D Candidate, Yrgalem Z. Gebreslasie, Kam W. Ng, Ph.D., and Shaun S. Wulff, Ph.D.

Estimating Capacity and Reliability of Existing Foundations for Evaluation of Reuse (RESEARCH PAPER)
Andrew Z. Boeckmann, Ph.D., P.E.

Modified Strong Rock P-Y Curves for Rock-socketed Pile Shafts (RESEARCH PAPER)
Arash Khosravifar, Ph.D., P.E., and Zia Zafir, Ph.D.

Lateral Forces on Pile Due to Soil Slope Creep (CASE STUDY)
David E. Albus, G.E., and Bidjan Ghahreman, Ph.D., G.E.

Torsional Resistance of Drilled Shaft Foundations: A State-of-the-art Review (STATE-OF-THE-ART REVIEW PAPER)
Victor Aguilar, Ph.D. Candidate, J. Michael Stallings, Ph.D., P.E., J. Brian Anderson, Ph.D., P.E., and Andrzej Nowak, Ph.D.

Issue 2

Editorial Note Vol. XIII No. 2 2019

Prediction, Testing, and Analysis of a 50 m Long Pile in Soft Marine Clay
Bengt Fellenius, Fredrik Edvardsson, Johannes Pettersson, Michael Sabattini, Johnny Wallgren

Cyclic Loading of Piles Using the P-Y Method
Matt Bristow

Behaviour of Hollow Bar Micropiles under Uplift and Lateral Loading
Osama F. El Hadi Drbe, M. Hesham El Naggar

Foundation Design and Construction Challenges with Marsh Deposits in a High Seismic Risk Zone
T. Ted Miyake, M. Reza Saberi

Ground Improvement Design and Construction for Seattle’s Elliott Bay Seawall Replacement and Retrofit
William Perkins, Andrew Malinak

Issue 1

Editorial Note Vol. XII No. 1 2018 (EDITORIAL NOTE)
Anne Lemnitzer, Ph.D., P.E. and Timothy C. Siegel, P.E., G.E., D.GE

Scale model investigation of the effect of vertical load on the lateral response of micropiles in sand (RESEARCH PAPER)
Kyle Kershaw and Ronaldo Luna

Micropiles below groundwater at the south auditorium block site, Buffalo, New York (CASE STUDY)
Mary C. Nodine, Paul Eggers, Michael P. Walker and Donald E. Aubrecht

Performance of laterally loaded helical piles in clayey soils established from field experience (RESEARCH PAPER)
Mohammed Sakr

Case study: H-piles driven into shale rock for compression and uplift resistance (CASE STUDY)
Issa S. Oweis and Sam Anthony

Classification of piles based on the results of low strain pile integrity tests - Case studies of selected piles in Lagos and Port-Harcourt, Nigeria (CASE STUDY)
Ademola Bolarinwa, Roohollah Kalatehjari and Adewale Daniel Ogunwole

Binder threshold approach to predicting soil mixing strength in organic soils (Vol. 12 No. 1) (RESEARCH PAPER)
Kelly Costello, Spencer Baker and Gray Mullins

Issue 2

Editorial Note Vol. XII No. 2 2018 (EDITORIAL NOTE)
Anne Lemnitzer, Ph.D., P.E. and Timothy C. Siegel, P.E., G.E., D.GE

Texas cone penetrometer foundation design method: Qualitative and quantitative assessment (RESEARCH PAPER)
Rozbeh B. Moghaddam, Priyantha W. Jayawickrama, William D. Lawson, James G. Surles and Hoyoung Seo

Wanapum Dam repaired using post-tensioning anchors (CASE STUDY)
Abigail Stein, Aled R. Hughes, Rick Deschamps and Brian D. Barkauskas

Performance-based Design of Energy Pile Foundations (RESEARCH PAPER)
Alessandro F. Rotta Loria

Advances in stress-wave nondestructive testing methods for evaluation of deep foundations (RESEARCH PAPER)
Alireza Kordjazi, Joseph Thomas Coe and Siavash Mahvelati

Comparison of FEA and analytical methods for determining stability of a RAP supported MSE wall (RESEARCH PAPER)
Emily C. Reed and Daniel R. VandenBerge

Issue 3

Editorial Note Vol. XII No. 3 2018 (EDITORIAL NOTE)

Statistical evaluation of design methods for micropiles in Ontario soils (RESEARCH PAPER)
Alexandre P. R. P. Almeida and Jinyuan Liu

The deep soil mixing for the Galataport project in Istanbul, Turkey (Vol. 12 No. 3) (CASE STUDY)
Marco Chiarabelli, Salvatore Miranda and Federico Pagliacci

Settlement of axially loaded pile groups in inhomogeneous soil (RESEARCH PAPER)
Jamie J. Crispin and Colm P. Leahy

A sensitivity analysis on the parameters affecting large diameter helical pile installation torque, depth and installation power for offshore applications (CASE STUDY)
Giovanni Spagnoli, Cristina de Hollanda Cavalcanti Tsuha, Pierpaolo Oreste and Carlos Mauricio Mendez Solarte

Measured end resistance of CFA and drilled displacement piles in San Francisco Area alluvial clay (TECHNICAL NOTE)
T. C. Siegel, T. J. Day, B. Turner and P. Faust

Issue 1

Anne Lemnitzer, Ph.D., P.E. and Timothy C. Siegel, P.E., G.E., D.GE

A novel in situ test for the design of drilled foundations
A. S. Bradshaw, B. Reyes, C. DeVillers and P. Sauco

Comparison of Borehole Ultrasound and borehole radar in evaluating the length of two unknown bridge foundations
J. T. Coe and B. Kermani

Analyzing thermal integrity profiling data for drilled shaft evaluation
K. R. Johnson

Pile load transfer from static load test inversion
A. S. Bradshaw

Experimental investigation of energy pile response for bridge deck deicing applications
C. G. Olgun and G. A. Bowers

Issue 2

A comparison of design practice of bored piles/drilled shafts between Europe and North America
D. Brown, T. Wulleman and M. Bottiau

Kelly-drilled bored piles: a comparison of construction practices between Europe and North America
A. Marinucci and V. Jue

A comparison of contracting methods for bored pile (drilled shaft) construction between Europe and North America
D. B. Coleman and A. Tipter

A comparison of quality management for bored pile/drilled shaft (BP/DS) foundation construction and the implementation of recent technologies
B. Hertlein, G. Verbeek, R. Fassett and M. Arnold

Editor's Note - Volume 10 - Issue 2 - 2016
Anne Lemnitzer, Timothy Siegel

Issue 3

Anne Lemnitzer, Ph.D., P.E. and Timothy C. Siegel, P.E., G.E., D.GE

Cyclic axial performance of helical-tapered piles in sand
A. Fahmy and M. H. El Naggar

Cyclic lateral performance of helical tapered piles in silty sand
A. Fahmy and M. H. El Naggar

Analysis of ground vibrations induced by pile driving and a comparison of vibration prediction methods
J. C. Cleary and E. J. Steward

Theory and modelling of negative skin friction on a pile in soil
Timothy C. Siegel and Augusto Lucarelli

Region-specific calibration of resistance factors for use with static and wave equation analyses of driven piles
Y. Bougataya and A. W. Stuedlein

Issue 1

A note from the incoming editors (EDITORIAL NOTE)

Energy piles in underpinning projects - through holes in load transfer structures
R. Lautkankare, V. Sarola and H. Kanerva-Lehto

Comparative analyses of large diameter bored piles using international codes
M. El Gendy, I. A. El-Arabi and M. A. Kamal

Cross-hole sonic logging and frequency tomography analysis of drilled shaft foundations to better evaluate anomalies locations
M. Hajali and C. Abishdid

Interpretation of augered cast in place pile capacity using static loading tests
A. W. Stuedlein, S. C. Reddy and T. M. Evans

Towards performance based design of drilled shafts
K. Ng

Issue 2


Outcomes from International Workshop on Thermoactive Geotechnical Systems for Near-Surface Geothermal Energy: from research to practice
C. G. Olgun and J. S. McCartney

Identifying best practice, installation, laboratory testing and field testing (STATE-OF-THE-ART REVIEW PAPER)
T. Amis, J. S. McCartney, F. Loveridge, C. G. Olgun, M. E. Bruce and K. Murphy

Building codes, green certification and implementation issues, market challenges
C. G. Olgun, J. S. McCartney, F. A. Loveridge, G. A. Bowers, C. J. Coccia, A. Bouazza, K. Soga, J. D. Spitler, D. Nicholson and M. Sutman

New technologies and applications: materials and equipment in near surface geothermal systems
R. Katzenbach, C. G. Olgun, F. A. Loveridge, M. Sutman, G. A. Bowers, J. S. McCartney, L. Laloui, T. Mimouni, F. Dupray, J. D. Spitler, F. Clauss, L. L. Meyer and G. Akrouch

Issues involved with thermoactive geotechnical systems: characterization of thermomechanical soil behavior and soil-structure interface behavior
L. Laloui, C. G. Olgun, M. Sutman, J. S. McCartney, C. J. Coccia, H. M. Abuel-Naga and G. A. Bowers

Design tools for thermoactive geotechnical systems
P. Bourne-Webb, J.-M. Pereira, G. A. Bowers, T. Mimouni, F. A. Loveridge, S. Burlon, C. G. Olgun, J. S. McCartney and M. Sutman

Environmental impact calculations, life cycle cost analysis
D. Nicholson, P. Smith, G. A. Bowers, F. Cuceoglu, C. G. Olgun, J. S. McCartney, K. Henry, L. L. Meyer and F. A. Loveridge

Issue 1

From the Editors and Publisher (EDITORIAL NOTE)

Commentary on the Selection, Design and Specification of Ground Improvement for Mitigation of Earthquake-Induced Liquefaction
The Ground Improvement Committee of DFI

Liquefaction Mitigation Synthesis Report
Timothy C. Siegel, P.E., G.E., D.GE

Grouted Micropiles for Foundation Remediation in Expansive Soil (8th Michael W. O'Neil Lecture)
John D. Nelson, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE.; Kuo-Chieh Chao, Ph.D., P.E.; Daniel D. Overton, M.S., P.E.; Zachary P. Fox, M.S.; and Jesse S. Dunham-Friel, M.S., P.E.

Relationship between Installation Torque and Axial Capacities of Helical Piles in Cohesive Soils
Mohammed Sakr, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Ultimate Lateral Resistance of Piles in Cohesive Soil
Lassaad Hazzar, Mourad Karray, Mounir Bouassida and Mahmoud N. Hussien

Direct Solution of the Brinch-Hansen 90% Pile Ultimate Failure Load (TECHNICAL NOTE)
Don W. Dotson, Ph.D., PE, DGE

Issue 2

From the Editors and Publisher (EDITORIAL NOTE)

A Driveability Study of Precast Concrete Piles in Dense Sand
Paul Doherty and David Igoe

Ant Colony Optimization Method for Design of Piled-Raft Foundations (DFI 2013 Student Paper Competition Winner)
Hessam Yazdani, Kianoosh Hatami and Elahe Khosravi

Piezocone Penetration Testing in Florida High Pile Rebound Soils
Fauzi Jarushi, Ph.D.; Paul J. Cosentino, Ph.D., P.E.; Edward H. Kalajian, Ph.D., P.E.

Factors Affecting the Reliability of Augered Cast-In-Place Piles in Granular Soil at the Serviceability Limit State (DFI 2013 Young Professor Paper Competition Winner)
Armin W. Stuedlein, Ph.D., P.E. and Seth C. Reddy, E.I.

A Review of the Design Formulations for Static Axial Response of Deep Foundations from CPT Data (DFI 2013 Student Paper Competition Runner-Up)
Fawad S. Niazi, Dr. Paul W. Mayne (Research Advisor)

Issue 1

From the Editors and Publisher (EDITORIAL NOTE)

Non-Destructive Testing, Evaluation and Optimization of Existing Deep Foundations for Re-Use along the East Coast
Matthew E. Meyer, P.E.; Rudolph P. Frizzi, P.E., G.E., D.GE

Theoretical and Experimental Investigation on Underwater Ground Anchors
Leonello Sciacca, Fausto Valmori, Cesare Melegari, Fabio Maletti, Maurizio Lenzi, Paola Campana, Vincenzo Padovani

Slope Stabilisation of a Section of the Thirlmere Aqueduct by the Use of Spaced Micropiles and Permeation Grouting
David Preece, BEng, MSc, CEng, MICE

Installation and Performance Characteristics of High Capacity Helical Piles in Cohesionless Soils
Mohammed Sakr, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Behavior of Grouted Shaft Helical Anchors in Clay
Alan J. Lutenegger

Simplified Settlement Model for a Shallow Foundation on Composite Ground with Rigid Piles (TECHNICAL NOTE)
Timothy C. Siegel, P.E., D.GE

Issue 2

From the Editors and Publisher (EDITORIAL NOTE)

Foundations for the New Mississippi River Bridge, St. Louis (CASE STUDY)
Paul J. Axtell, Dan A. Brown

Geotechnical Exploration Phase Drilled Shaft Load Testing
Walter E. Vanderpool, P.E.; Rick L. Chesnut, P.E.; Michael E. McGettigan, P.E.

Lateral Load Testing Micropiles to Evaluate the Impact of Threaded Joints and Casing Embedment on Short Micropiles in Shallow Rock
J. Brian Anderson, Ph.D., P.E.; Michael R. Babalola, Ph.D.

Hyperbolic P-Y Model for Static and Cyclic Lateral Loading Derived from Full-Scale Lateral Load Testing in Cemented Loess Soils
Steven Dapp, Dan A. Brown, Robert L. Parsons

Determination of Pile Damage in Concrete Piles
Gerald E.H. Verbeek, Peter Middendorp

Hollow Threaded Rebar for Cross Hole Sonic Logging Access Tubes Combined with Longitudinal Concrete Reinforcing in Drilled Shafts (TECHNICAL NOTE)
Josef K. Alter, M S Eng.

Issue 1

From the Editors and Publisher (EDITORIAL NOTE)
Ali Porbaha, Ph.D., P.E., Dan A. Brown, Ph.D.,Zia Zafir, Ph.D., P.E.

Evaluating Axial Elastic Pile Response from Cone Penetration Tests (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Paul W. Mayne; Fawad S. Niazi

Test Pile Program to Determine Axial Capacity and Pile Setup for the Biloxi Bay Bridge (Vol. 3 No. 1)
W. Robert Thompson, III.; Lloyd Held.; Steven Saye

Reduction of Local Scour around Cylindrical Bridge Piers Using Upstream Protective Piles (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Dr. A. K. Bhattacharya; Dr. S. Basack

Soil Inclusions in Jet Grout Columns (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Timothy D. Stark; Paul J. Axtell; Justin R. Lewis; John C. Dillon; William B. Empson; Joseph E. Topi; Francke C. Walberg

Effect of Pressurized Drilling Methods on the Lateral Load Capacity of Drilled Shafts - A Practical Insight and an Analytical Approach (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Dr. Özgür Bezgin

Development of Design Practice for Piles in Stiff Glacial Till (Vol. 3 No. 1)
Kenneth Gavin

Issue 2

From the Editors and Publisher (EDITORIAL NOTE)
Ali Porbaha, Ph.D., P.E., Dan A. Brown, Ph.D.,Zia Zafir, Ph.D., P.E.

Suction Piles and Suction Anchors for Offshore Structures (Vol. 3 No. 2)
S. Bang; K.D. Jones; Y. Cho; D.J. Kwag

Characterization of Loess for Deep Foundations (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Robert L. Parsons; Rebecca M. Johnson; Dan A. Brown; S. Dapp; James J. Brennan

Uncertainty and Bias in Evaluation of LRFD Ultimate Limit State for Axially Loaded Driven Piles (Vol. 3 No. 2)
James A. Schneider

Lateral Performance of Two-Section Helical Piles in Soft Soils (Vol. 3 No. 2)
Mohammed Sakr

A Case Study of Passive Piles Failure in Open Excavation (Vol. 3 No. 2)
S.T. Kok; B.B.K. Huat; Jamaloddin Noorzaei; Mohd Saleh Jaafar; S.S. Gue

A Comparison of Open Drilled Shafts to TemporarilyCased Drilled Shafts in Clay Soil (Vol. 3 No. 2)
W. Tom Witherspoon, Ph.D., P.E.

Evolution of Top of Pile Measurement Techniques in Deep Foundation Static Load Testing (Vol. 3 No. 2) (TECHNICAL NOTE)
Jon Sinnreich; Robert C. Simpson

Issue 1

From the Editors (EDITORIAL NOTE)
Ali Porbaha, Ph.D., P.E., Dan A. Brown, Ph.D.,Zia Zafir, Ph.D., P.E.

Design and Construction of the Sutong Bridge Foundations
Robert B. Bittner; Dr. Osama Safaqah; Xigang Zhang; Ole Juul Jensen

Deep Diaphragm Wall Activities at RandstadRail Project in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Klaus Pöllath; Frank Haehnig; Johannes Glückert

Design of Drilled Shafts Supporting Sound Walls
Ke Yang; Robert Y. Liang; Jamal Nusairat; Naser Abu-Hejleh

Ground Movements – A Hidden Source of Loading on Deep Foundations
Harry G. Poulos

Rapid Lateral Load Testing of Deep Foundations
Dan A. Brown