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
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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