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Also, contact Dean Matthews, P.E., with the AWPI Timber Piling Council at 1-800-410-2070.

HTH

Buddy Showalter, P.E.
AF&PA/AWC


To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: Wood Piles
From: "Sprague, Harold O." <spragueho(--nospam--at)bv.com>

Jim,

The following is a start.

Check out Evaluation Maintenance and Upgrading of Wood Structures by the
ASCE.

http://www.pubs.asce.org/BOOKdisplay.cgi?8201271


Check out Chapter 13 & 14 of Wood handbook--Wood as an engineering material

http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/FPLGTR/fplgtr113/fplgtr113.htm

Regards,
Harold O. Sprague

-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Persing [mailto:jpersing(--nospam--at)fhoarch.com]
Sent: Friday, September 26, 2003 5:35 PM
To: Seaint@Seaint. Org (E-mail)
Subject: Wood Piles

 

I have been asked to provide some general information regarding existing
wood piles used at a water front (fresh water) house regarding estimated
life, inspection, verification, etc.  Does anybody know of a good reference
or source that I could use?

 

Jim Persing, PE