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
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.
5/25/2017 Read the recent Chair's report from the May/June 2017 issue of Deep Foundations.
2/3/2017 View the Committee's 24-minute tutorial video on Static Load Testing of Deep Foundation Elements: Top-Down and Bi-Directional Static Load Testing.
12/20/2016 Read Mary Ellen Large's report on DFI Technical Committee's and Working Group's accomplishments from 2016 and future plans.
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