Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 8): Designing a pile-cap

Author: The Institution of Structural Engineers

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28 November 2013

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Technical Guidance Note (Level 2, No. 8): Designing a pile-cap

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

Date published

28 November 2013

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Standard: £9
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This Technical Guidance Note concerns the design of pile-caps for small groups of piles e.g. 2-4 piles. It relies on the strut and tie method to determine the amount of reinforcement required in the pile-cap; which is dependent upon the depth of the cap, the magnitude of the axial load being placed upon it, the cap’s concrete strength and the pile size and spacing.

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5
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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