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Explaining IRC Residential Building Code Provisions in ESR-2794

Explaining IRC Residential Building Code Provisions in ESR-2794

The International Residential Code (IRC) Provisions in ESR-2794 include CHANCE® helical pile...

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PROOF MATTERS: Using Terzaghi’s Equation in Foundation Design

PROOF MATTERS: Using Terzaghi’s Equation in Foundation Design

Prove it. Compared to other deep foundation technologies, CHANCE helical piles have the advantage...

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The 2 Questions a Helical Pile Engineer Will Ask

The 2 Questions a Helical Pile Engineer Will Ask

It is very important to consider both the site subsurface soils and the applied loads when...

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The Difference Between Serviceability and Capacity of Helical Piles

The Difference Between Serviceability and Capacity of Helical Piles

The best place to start with a discussion of the difference between serviceability and capacity of...

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Weld Qualification Process - The Right Approach for Helical Piles

Weld Qualification Process - The Right Approach for Helical Piles

There are many different weld processes that can be used in the production of helical piles to join...

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Compression Testing a Helical Pile in Less-Than-Ideal Conditions

Compression Testing a Helical Pile in Less-Than-Ideal Conditions

As you will read, the compression test set-up posed several challenges that could be prevented with...

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Gary Matters: The Engineers Behind the Gray Matter

Gary Matters: The Engineers Behind the Gray Matter

March 4, 2022 is World Engineering Day, March is National Engineering Month in Canada, and the USA...

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5 Questions about Load Tests on Helical Piles [Answered]

5 Questions about Load Tests on Helical Piles [Answered]

Often, larger commercial projects will have load test requirements included in the specifications....

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Streetlight Foundation Design Streamlined with Engineering Software

Streetlight Foundation Design Streamlined with Engineering Software

Streetlight foundation design seems complicated. How are the loads calculated? What affects...

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Project Example – Using Helical Capacity Design Software for Helical Pile Foundation Bid

Project Example – Using Helical Capacity Design Software for Helical Pile Foundation Bid

We’re often asked by engineers and contractors how to bid helical pile foundations. This often...

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3 Advantages of Helical Tiebacks vs Conventional Grouted Tendon Methods

3 Advantages of Helical Tiebacks vs Conventional Grouted Tendon Methods

CHANCE® helical tiebacks are a pre-engineered mechanical anchoring system for permanent and...

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Deep Foundation “Feedback”: Valuable Early Data From The Jobsite

Deep Foundation “Feedback”: Valuable Early Data From The Jobsite

The Reality A recognized challenge for geotechnical engineers designing deep foundations is...

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Using Torque Testing for Better Designs

Using Torque Testing for Better Designs

All Engineers can relate to an experience we’ve had where what we designed was not how it turned...

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From Engineering to Construction: 117-ton Tank Foundation

From Engineering to Construction: 117-ton Tank Foundation

Modern infrastructural design and architecture are evolving due to rapid improvements in modern...

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