Testing and Evaluation Committee

Gerald Verbeek, Chair

A committee of industry-wide professionals involved in the use, understanding and advancement of instrumentation, monitoring and testing methods for the inspection construction and integrity and capacity analysis of deep foundation systems. The committee meets by conference call the last Wednesday of each month at 11 am Eastern Time. In addition, the committee meets in person several times each year, including during the DFI Annual Conference and the DFI SuperPile Conference. The committee is associated with other societies and committees including ASTM subcommittee D18.11, PDCA Technical Committee, Deep Foundation Committee of the Geo-Institute, AASHTO T-15, TRB committee AFS30 and ACI.
Recent News
5/11/2018 The Committee's 24-minute tutorial video on Static Load Testing of Deep Foundation Elements: Top-Down and Bi-Directional Static Load Testing has been viewed more than 3,700 times. Check it out.
3/23/2018 The committee is meeting at SuperPile '18 in NYC on Wednesday, June 27, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. See the complete schedule.
1/2/2018 Read the recent Chair's report from the Jan/Feb 2018 issue of Deep Foundations.
1/1/2018 Read an update on ongoing and completed projects for all DFI technical committees and working groups.
9/21/2017 Read this tribute to George Goble who died in September, written by Frank Rausche. George played a major role in developing foundation testing methods.
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