Chapter: Civil : Construction Techniques Equipment Practices : Sub Structure Construction

Pile Driving

This is the process of inserting the pile inside the soil.

Pile Driving

 

This is the process of inserting the pile inside the soil

 

It is a process by way of which a pile is forced in to the ground with out excavating the soil

 

Pile driving an be done by two methods

 

Using hammering

 

Using pile driver

 

Hammering

 

Heavy bl0w is given by means of a hammer

 

Variety of hammers available to perform some of the acion

 

Drop hammer

 

Single acting hammer

            Double acting hammer                                             

Diesel hammer and

Vibrating hammer

 

Drop hammer

 

The hammer is lifted by a winch and dropped down

 

The hammer is connected to the rope by a hook

 

When it is lifted up after reaching a particular height it is dropped down

 

Single acting hammer

 

Hammer is lifted by stream and dropped then it will fell down in the top of the pile by gravitational force

 

Double acting hammer

 

It is the same as that of single acting but here both the lifting and dropping is done by steam engine

 

Diesel hammer

 

The process of lifting and dropping is done by diesel engine

 

Vibrators

 

If the soil condition is loose ,then using some vibrators the pile is inserted


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