Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2013

1435  Texas Tech University  (20913)

Principal Investigator: Lawson, William D.

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 399,845

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/12/12 <> 8/31/14

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: B56 - College of Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: B5600 - Engineering

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: TXDOT 0-6788 Reliability Based Deep Foundation Design using Texas Cone Penetrometer (TCP) Test

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: Texas Department of Transportation

CFDA: n/a

Program Title: none


Qualifies under 1.1.1. Study will evaluate performance of Texas Cone Penetrometer method including calibration of the resistance factors for LRFD design of axially loaded drilled shafts and driven piles designed using TCP data. Resistance factors will be established for a database of instrumented load test data obtained from Texas archive files suplemented by load test data leveraged from neighboring states.

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