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Technical paper: Choosing the right pile/2

Robert J Curtis, CEng, MICE. This paper was first published in GE’s May 1971 edition.

An engineer will often specify a certain type of pile because it is one he prefers, although the correct type for any job can only be chosen from a study of the particular circumstances surrounding it. 

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