Axial capacity of driven piles Axial capacity of driven piles dcarr82775 (Structural) (OP) 6 Apr 16 15:30 I am looking for a good reference on calculating axial load capacities of driven piles. I relocated to an area where it pretty common and wanted to get a feel for it. I am not designing anything. RE: Axial capacity of driven piles jmcc3265 (Geotechnical) 6 Apr 16 15:43 Checkout the FHWA manuals on design and construction of driven piles RE: Axial capacity of driven piles oldestguy (Geotechnical) 6 Apr 16 16:32 This is a classic and can be found on Amazon. http://www.amazon.com/Pile-Foundations-Theory-Desi... RE: Axial capacity of driven piles geot88 (Geotechnical) 6 Apr 16 22:27 Check PDCA - Design and Construction of Driven Pile Foundations RE: Axial capacity of driven piles BigH (Geotechnical) 7 Apr 16 00:39 Chellis is an old reference (sorry oldestguy) - and a dang good one - our company had a copy and on a move it got lost (sadly not into my library) - it has very practical cases on a variety of subjects such as driving H-piles in sand. That said, I have always found that M.J. Tomlinson's book on Pile Design and Construction is the best for me. There are other piling books - Poulos and Davis (1980) among others such as Fleming. You can also look up papers by Bengt Fellenius' - he also has a soft copy book, downloadable, at https://www.unisoftgs.com/uploaded/file/RedBook.pd... . RE: Axial capacity of driven piles dcarr82775 (Structural) (OP) 13 Apr 16 20:40 Thanks all. RE: Axial capacity of driven piles boo1 (Mechanical) 15 Apr 16 17:35 Timber Pile Design and Construction Manual has some design info http://files.engineering.com/getfile.aspx?folder=e75065f1-857c-4830-a29b-e1 RE: Axial capacity of driven piles boo1 (Mechanical) 15 Apr 16 19:11 FHWA lists some info in pile see at: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/engineering/geotech/librar... RE: Axial capacity of driven piles LRJ (Civil/Environmental) 16 Apr 16 02:56 There are a number of CPT-based methods which have been shown to be very reliable. See, for example, the Imperial College Pile (ICP) design method (this link is just the first pages of the book - it goes into more detail later on, as you'd expect, but gives a flavour of the method).