Continuous flight auger boring in sandy soils

M.J. Kenny, S. Guasti, P. Zsak

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This study investigates the power and torque requirements for augering in different soil conditions and to compare the radial pressures in the soil produced during augering with those of similar laboratory studies of conventional displacement piles.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBGA International Conference on Foundations
Subtitle of host publicationInnovations, observations, design and practice
EditorsT.A. Newson
Place of PublicationLondon, United Kingdom
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2003
EventBGA International Conference on Foundations - Dundee, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 Sep 20035 Sep 2003


ConferenceBGA International Conference on Foundations
CountryUnited Kingdom


  • power
  • torque
  • auger
  • soil

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