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Comparison of Piles According to the Installation Met

Table 1 Advantages and Disadvantages of the Piles According to the Different Installation Methods No. Advantage or Disadvantage Driven Piles Driven & Bored Piles Cast in place piles No Yes No No

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Pile integrity can be cheeked prior to installation Pile can be driven to a pre-determined set (assuring that the bearing layer has been reached) Ease of construction when water table is present During installation the fresh concrete can be damaged due to ground water Possible squeezing of pile due to lateral earth pressure during installation (wasting , necking) Can be used for marine structure Soil density increases due to pile installation, increasing the bearing capacity of the pile Length of pile can be adjusted in the field easily when needed Diameter of the pile can be large Create noise and vibration during installation May create damage to nearby buildings due to horizontal ground movement and heave

Yes(adv) Yes(adv)

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Yes(adv) No(dis.)

No Yes

No Yes

No(dis.)

yes

Yes

6 7

Yes(adv) Yes(adv)

No Yes

Yes No

No(dis.)

Yes

Yes

9 10 11

No(dis.) Yes(adv) Yes(adv)

Yes Yes Yes

Yes No No

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The soil in the borehole can be inspected prior to installation Piles base can be enlarged Installation of the pile can be done under limited head room Extra reinforcement may be needed for the safe handling of the pile prior to installation

No(dis.)

No

Yes

13 14

No(dis.) No(dis.)

Yes No

Yes Yes

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Yes(adv)

no

No