Publication Abstract




Proceedings-DFI/EFFC 11th International Conference on Piling and Deep Foundations, 2014, Stockholm, Sweden, (DFI)

Pile Design According To Eurocode 7, Highlights and Developments
Adriaan van Seters, Fugro GeoServices BV, The Netherlands

The content of Eurocode 7 Part 1 and Part 2 with respect to piled foundations is outlined. The important role of pile testing is presented and the derivation of the characteristic value of pile bearing resistance is explained. Recommendations for the use of correlation factors are given. The ongoing work of the Evolution Groups on piling is to prepare a revision of Eurocode 7 after 2019. Future topics and changes are highlighted.


 article #1880; publication #100 (IC-2014)