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i came through an indian book which has a chapter on pile design TREASURE OF RCC DESIGN by Sushil Khanna,check that might be helpful to you :-)

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kindly reccomend me a book or software for pile designing...

i came through an indian book which has a chapter on pile design TREASURE OF RCC DESIGN by Sushil Khanna,check that might be helpful to you :-)

I havent seen any books that people use in design office. The firm I work for has the in-house tutorials that help new people start.

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tutorials arranged by seniors are best but these can not be substitute for books, books have the authentic knowledge and one can make a reference to any comment and most of the knowledge seniors have comes from books, sometimes rule of thumbs used by engineers which facilitate the designing process and could be different on the experience and level of the engineer, these rules can't be justified books are required to justify them.these books might be codes !!!

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its a chapter from a book about pile design. Good read.

 

I want to know the name of book as in this chapter there are references which I have to verify/quote in my design calculations and I have checked the example of single pile capacity from Bowles- chapter 16 which is also very easy.

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i came through an indian book which has a chapter on pile design TREASURE OF RCC DESIGN by Sushil Khanna,check that might be helpful to you :-)

 

I am looking for this book and I havent found it yet , If you have this book upload it on mediafire please...:)

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