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Sheet Pile Design by Pile Buck

When it was first published in 1986, the Pile Buck Steel Sheet Piling Design Manual quickly became the standard man- ual for sheet piling design. It came at a time when the manufacturers’ published manuals on the subject were rapidly becoming a thing of the past, in the U.S. at […]

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Seawalls, Bulkheads, and Quaywalls

Basic criteria for the design of seawalls, bulkheads, and quaywalls is presented for use by experienced engineers. The contents cover general topics including selection factors, as well as detailed design considerations for various types of seawalls, bulkheads, and quaywalls. A discussion of special considerations is included.  

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Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal

This manual provides an inventory of the dredging equipment and disposal techniques used in the United States and provides guidance for activities associated with new work and maintenance projects. This manual also presents engineering and design guidance for use on both new work and maintenance dredging projects. The guidance is […]

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Types of Sheet Pile

The term sheet piling refers to any retaining wall type that is a) installed into the ground by driving or pushing, rather than pouring or injection, and b) is of relatively thin cross-section and low weight so that the weight of the wall does not assist in the wall’s stability. The modern […]

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Tips on Renting Sheet Pile

Click here to view the complete article. by Leon “Lee” Wilczynski. Rent or buy, I don’t have the answer, because of there are so many variables. I will discuss a few caveats on owning and spend the rest of the article discussing rentals. Purchasing pile for a temporary project avoids some […]

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Hot-Rolled Vs Cold-Formed Steel Sheet Pile

Click here to view the complete article. “A Cold-Formed Perspective” by Leon “Lee” Wilczynski. Is there a difference? Yes, of course, there is. The following are my opinions based on 40 years of experience in the pile and pile driving industry. I have been selling both for approximately the last 40 […]

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Underwater Welding Procedures And Safety

View complete article here. David J. Keats Minstndt, Engtech, Techweldi BASIC TECHNIQUES  For successful wet-welding, whether you are an experienced or novice welder, the first thing you have to accept is the range of personal skills which may be used for surface welding, do not exist for underwater. Often when […]

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Seawall Information From Everlast Synthetic Products

Chapters:   Seawall Repair Vinyl Seawalls Seawall Construction Seawall Installation Guidelines For seawall repairs that last call Everlast today at: 1-800-687-0036 Do not allow your valuable waterfront property to be at risk. I. Seawall Repair If you require seawall repair, we advise you start by getting the opinion of a professional. You don’t want to spend […]