ASTM D5780-95

    Standard Test Method for Individual Piles in Permafrost Under Static Axial Compressive Load


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers procedures for testing individual vertical piles to determine response of the pile to static compressive load applied axially to the pile. This test method is applicable to all deep foundation units in permafrost that function in a manner similar to piles regardless of their method of installation. This test method is divided into the following sections:

    Section Referenced Documents 2 Terminology 3 Significance and Use 4 Installation of Test Piles 5 Apparatus for Applying Loads 6 Apparatus for Measuring Movements 7 Safety Requirements 8 Loading Procedures 9 Standard Test Procedures 10 Procedures for Measuring Pile Movements 11 Report 12 Precision and Bias 13 Keywords 14

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautionary statements are given in Section 8.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids

    D3740 Practice for Minimum Requirements for Agencies Engaged in Testing and/or Inspection of Soil and Rock as Used in Engineering Design and Construction

    D5882 Test Method for Low Strain Impact Integrity Testing of Deep Foundations

    D6026 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Geotechnical Data

    D7099 Terminology Relating to Frozen Soil and Rock

    ANSI Standard

    B30.1 Safety Code for Jacks


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11111501(Soil)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D5780-95

    Citation Format

    ASTM D5780-95, Standard Test Method for Individual Piles in Permafrost Under Static Axial Compressive Load, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1995, www.astm.org

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