The DFI Journal: Volume 8, Issue 1 Available 

June 1, 2014, Hawthorne N.J.: The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces the availability of the April 2014 edition of the DFI Journal, a peer-reviewed publication of high-quality papers related to the broad area of deep foundations engineering and construction. Volume 8, Issue 1, includes the following papers:

  • Cross-hole Sonic Logging and Frequency Tomography Analysis of Drilled Shaft Foundations to Better Evaluate Anomalies Locations
  • Interpretation of Augered Cast-In-Place Pile Capacity Using Static Loading Tests
  • Towards a Performance-Based Design of Drilled Shafts
  • Comparative Analyses of Large Diameter Bored Piles Using International Codes
  • Energy Piles in Underpinning Projects Through Holes in Load Transfer Structures

Current and past issues of DFI Journal are available online to DFI members. Members and nonmembers can order printed copies of the 2007-2013 volumes of the DFI Journal from the publications page of; members at preferential rates. Subscriptions to the DFI Journal are priced at $306 for the online version and $340 for both print and online versions. To subscribe go to

DFI Journal is published biannually. Papers are welcome on topics of interest to the geoprofessional community. Papers can be submitted online at The editors can be contacted by email at or visit for further information.

About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI ( is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 3,500 members worldwide.