Engineering

Engineering

INTERVIEW: Intech Anchoring Systems

Pile Buck’s interview with Intech Anchoring Systems, who has supplied commercial, residential, and industrial contractors with Geostructural Engineering Solutions for over 20 years. PB: We’re curious about Intech’s Magnacore self-drilling anchors (SDAs). For those who don’t already know, what are they exactly?  IAS: They are hollow bar micropiles that are […]

Engineering

Basic Configuration of Sheet Pile Design Analysis

by Don C. Warrington, PhD, P.E., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Introduction Sheet pile design and analysis is an important part of geotechnical engineering, and is well documented in publications such as Sheet Pile Design by Pile Buck.  The advent of software such as SPW 911 has made executing this […]

Engineering

Landslide Mitigation Techniques 

View the complete article here. Landslides kill 30-50 people each year in the United States. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), they also result in 3 billion dollars in damage annually. Construction managers should be aware of what causes landslides and what can be done to prevent them. We […]