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Pagella, G. (author), Mirra, M. (author), Ravenshorst, G.J.P. (author), van de Kuilen, J.W.G. (author)
This work investigated the influence of knots on the compression strength of wooden foundation piles. The study involved 110 pile segments sawn from 18 spruce and 9 pine piles with a mean diameter of approximately 200 mm, and moisture contents above fiber saturation. The mechanical properties were determined performing both full-scale...
conference paper 2023
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Mirra, M. (author), Pagella, G. (author), Gard, W.F. (author), Ravenshorst, G.J.P. (author), van de Kuilen, J.W.G. (author)
In the historic city centre of Amsterdam (NL), the most widespread foundation system consists of wooden piles. With the aim of modelling and predicting remaining service life of these foundations and the piles in particular, one of the possible methods for collecting data and monitoring their condition consists of micro-drilling (MD)...
conference paper 2023
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van de Kuilen, J.W.G. (author), Beketova-Hummel, O. (author), Pagella, G. (author), Ravenshorst, G.J.P. (author), Gard, W.F. (author)
Timber pile foundations are widespread in many areas around Europe and North-America. Especially in areas with weak soils, timber pile foundations have been a very good and economic solution. However, aging of the foundations can become a problem, as physical, biological and/or chemical degradation may occur over time. Now, that foundations...
conference paper 2021