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1. (WO2015048175) SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO REINFORCE EXCAVATION WALLS

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/048175    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/057284
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 25 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: E02D 5/18
E02D 17/04
Applicants: POST TENSIONING SOLUTIONS LLC
Inventors: LUCIA, Joseph, Marino
THOMPSON, Rick, Allen
Title: SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO REINFORCE EXCAVATION WALLS
Abstract:
A soldier pile wall for shoring an excavation site includes a plurality of drilled shafts drilled along an edge of the excavation site, a plurality of soldier piles, each of the plurality of soldier piles being positioned within a respective drilled shaft, and a pre-stressing system coupled to at least some of the plurality of soldier piles. The pre-stressing system is configured to induce stresses to counteract working stresses of the soldier pile wall. Related methods are also provided.