Hoesch sheet pile Sections

Hoesch sheet piles are a tool used to design sheet pile and diaphragm walls and horizontally loaded piles.Purpose. H1707 provides information on foundation exploration and testing procedures, analysis techniques, allowable criteria, design procedures, and construction consideration for the selection, design, and installation of sheet pile walls. Anchored sheet pile walls are held above the driven depth by anchors provided at suitable level. This section contains an overview of the features available in D-SHEET PILING for the design of H1707,H1807 and H1907..The different types of anchored sheet pile walls are shown in figure.

H180 is based on the present state of the technology for sheet pile-soil-structure interaction behavior. This manual provides design guidance. For more information on these topics, see the Reference section and the Background section of this manual. H1907 are indicated in Figure 1.1This manual applies to all H3807 elements, major subordinate commands, districts, laboratories, and field operating activities having civil works responsibilities, especially those geotechnical and structural engineers charged with the responsibility for design and installation of safe and economical sheet pile walls used as retaining walls or floodwalls.The anchors provide forces for the stability of the sheet pile, in addition to the lateral passive resistance of the soil into which the H2507,H2607 and H2707 are driven.

Intended specifically for the geotechnical and structural engineer. It includes sheet piling sections or tieback at or near the head of the wall. More than one set of anchors or tiebacks can be used.It also provides essential information for others interested in sheet pile walls such as the construction engineer in understanding construction techniques related to sheet pile wall behavior during installation.It is not exclusive to sheet piling; also used with other types of in situ wall systems. H2607 graphical interactive interface requires just a short training period, allowing the user to focus their skills directly on the input of sound

geotechnical data and the subsequent design of the wall or single pile.H2707 increases wall stability and enables taller walls to be built and sustained almost a necessity with vinyl, aluminium and fiberglass sheet piles.

Since the understanding of the physical causes of sheet pile wall behavior is actively expanding by better definition through ongoing research, prototype, model sheet pile wall testing and development of more refined analytical models. Free earth support piles.

Fixed earth support piles Comparison between fixed earth method and free earth method.This manual is intended to provide examples and procedures of what has been proven successful.

H2807 and H3807 comes as a standard module that can be extended with other modules to fit more advanced applications:This is not the last nor final word on the state of the art for this technology. We expect, as further practical design and installation procedures are developed from the expansion of this technology, that these updates will be issued as changes to this manual. In case of cantilever sheet pile walls if the deflection at top point of the H2507 sheet pile wall is very large, then settlement of soil takes place at top just behind the sheet pile wall. So, to reduce the excessive deflections H2807 are provided.

HOESCH sheet piles (Z sections)

Among the essential characteristics of Z-shaped sheet piles are the continuous form of the web and the specific location of the interlock symmetrically on both sides of the neutral axis. These two attributes have a positive influence on the section modulus. Z-shaped sheet piles present the following advantages:

  • extremely competitive section modulus/mass relation
  • increased inertia and thus reduced deflection allowing the choice of high yield strength steel grades for the most economical solution
  • large width resulting in high installation performance

(This article comes from Piles&Machinery editor released)