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That's what I get for using spell check w/ being very careful.  :)
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cheers
Bob

On 8/31/06, Gary L. Hodgson and Assoc. < ghodgson(--nospam--at)bellnet.ca> wrote:



> (California Dept of Transpiration)  Did you mean perspiration?
>
>
> On 8/30/06, *Ashraf, Mohammed (Qatar)*
> <mohammed.ashraf(--nospam--at)worleyparsons.com
> <mailto: mohammed.ashraf(--nospam--at)worleyparsons.com>> wrote:
>
>     Dear Job,
>
>     Thanks Job and I know that's the best option. But in order avoid
>     such a difficult detail of pin connection of concrete column /pile
>     interface I am looking for other options.
>
>     Regards
>
>     Ashraf
>
>
>
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
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>     *From:* Robert Kazanjy [mailto:rkazanjy(--nospam--at)gmail.com
>     <mailto:rkazanjy(--nospam--at)gmail.com>]
>     *Sent:* 30 August 2006 09:21
>     *To:* seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <mailto:seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
>     *Subject:* Re: Drilled Pier/pile-Support is pinned or fixed
>
>
>
>     Why not just design a pin into the column / pile interface to
>     control the forces the pile sees?
>
>     cheers
>     Bob
>
>     On 8/29/06, *Ashraf, Mohammed (Qatar)*
>     <mohammed.ashraf(--nospam--at)worleyparsons.com
>     <mailto:mohammed.ashraf(--nospam--at)worleyparsons.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hello All,
>
>     I am designing a pile/drilled pier foundation for a building. I
>     want to reduce the support forces so that I can reduce the no. of
>     piles/pier. The columns are almost 20m high. I would like to know
>     whether I can take base as pinned in analysis if I am using singe
>     piles/piers for each column. The pile/drilled piers are around 6
>     to 10 m deep. The piles/piers here are designed based on skin
>     friction with a pile socket length in rock of 3 to 6m. The rock is
>     of poor quality with RQD (Rock Quality Designation) 0% to 50%.
>     These are from Geotechnical report. I would like to mention that
>     the soil up to 3 to 5m from Pile/Pier head is mainly of hydraulic
>     fill material. N value of top soil varies from 35 to 4. The site
>     is in a reclamation area.
>
>     Thanks in advance,
>
>     Regards
>
>     Ashraf
>
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