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Recent Developments in Analysis and Design of Piled Foundations
Submission Deadline: Nov. 30, 2015

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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Lead Guest Editor
Faculty of Science , Engineering and Computing, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, UK
Guest Editors
  • Peter Faust
    Department of Deep Foundations, Malcolm Drilling Inc., San Francisco, California, USA
  • Edmund Cardoza
    Geotechnical & Foundations Division, Construction Consulting Services Incorporated, North Andover, Massachusetts, USA
  • Yahia Mohamedzein
    Department of Civil Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
  • Frederick C. Rhyner
    Geotechnics Division, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers Incorporated, New York, USA
  • Ehab Shatnawi
    Geotechnical Engineering Department, CH2M HILL Company, Chantilly, Virginia, USA
  • Les Chernauskas
    Geotechnical & Geological Division, Geosciences Testing & Research Incorporated, North Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA
  • Sarat Das
    Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, India
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Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.
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Introduction
The special issue: “Recent Developments in Analysis and Design of Piled Foundations” welcomes original articles focused on recent analytical and numerical methods for piled foundations to assess the bearing capacity, load-settlement characteristics, structural integrity and time-dependent behavior. Methods based on modern soil mechanics theories, empiricism and physical modeling are encouraged, as are case-based methods relevant to piles and pile groups installed by different techniques. The special issue is envisaged to present a wide range of contributions on predictive methods for the resistance of single piles and pile groups of various cross-section geometries, materials and installation techniques to support compressive, uplift and lateral loading. Also of interest are design methods for piles for marine structures, machinery foundations, underpinning, mining subsidence control, piles in permafrost, energy piles for extracting ground heat and sustainable piles designed for re-use. Papers may also include durability assessment of piled foundations, modern ground investigations, pile testing techniques and pile design to Eurocode7 and other latest codes of practice in use worldwide.
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