ASTM WK43137

    Work Item: ASTM WK43137 - Revision of A328 / A328M - 13 Standard Specification for Steel Sheet Piling

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    Active Standard: A328 / A328M - 13a

    Developed by Subcommittee: A01.02 | Committee A01 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    A01.02 Subcommittee - new business item: S 743-13A Request to revise wording of S99 Interlock Strength supplement to ASTM A328 to provide clarity on applicability of the supplement with regard to type of sheet piling section. Rationale: Z-piles are not used in applications when interlock strength is required such as filled cells. These (Z-pile) sheets would tend to stretch and flatten in these cases. No minimum interlock strength is offered on Z-pile for this reason. When interlock tension is the primary consideration for design, straight (PS type) or arched (PSA type) web piling should be used.


    carbon; cofferdams; dock walls; excavations; sea walls; sheet piling; steel; structural steel ;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Tommy Harrington


    A01 (13-04)

    Ballot Item Approved as A328/A328M-2013A and Pending Publication