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GN01 – What Information Do I Need to Install Steel Piles?
Guidance for typical project information required before selection of a steel piled solution, including -  ground investigation, site constraints , access, design features & construction tolerances.
Guidance for typical project information required before selection of a steel piled solution, including –  ground investigation, site constraints , access, design features & construction tolerances.
Guidance Note 25th November 2020
GN02 – Should I be concerned about noise during the installation of steel piles?
Steel piling does not have to be loud! A steel pile solution should never be ruled out on the basis of noise as options exist to mitigate this to an acceptable level - this guidance note gives details of modern installation methods including, impact, vibratory & hydraulic press-in driving
Steel piling does not have to be loud! A steel pile solution should never be ruled out on the basis of noise as options exist to mitigate this to an acceptable level – this guidance note gives details of modern installation methods including, impact, vibratory & hydraulic press-in driving
Guidance Note 26th November 2020
GN03 – When should I choose Steel Piles?
Steel piles can offer flexible, safe and quick to install solutions for bearing and retaining problems - designers select steel piles to overcome many specific design challenges. This guidance note gives some of the reaons why steel piles should be considered over other solutions.
Steel piles can offer flexible, safe and quick to install solutions for bearing and retaining problems – designers select steel piles to overcome many specific design challenges. This guidance note gives some of the reaons why steel piles should be considered over other solutions.
Guidance Note 25th November 2020
GN04 – How long do steel piles last?
Steel will naturally corrode over time, the deterioration rate will depend on the local envrionment and steel grade selected. This guidance notes details factors that affect this and measures that can be employed to achieve design lives in excess of 125 years.
Steel will naturally corrode over time, the deterioration rate will depend on the local envrionment and steel grade selected. This guidance notes details factors that affect this and measures that can be employed to achieve design lives in excess of 125 years.
Guidance Note 25th November 2020
GN05 – Are Steel Sheet Piles Impermeable?
The answer to this question is a qualified YES! This guidance notes describes various methods to reduce or even completely stop water flow through the interlocks.
The answer to this question is a qualified YES! This guidance notes describes various methods to reduce or even completely stop water flow through the interlocks.
Guidance Note 25th November 2020
Publication SCI_P308 Specifiers’ Guide to Steel Piling
Steel piling can offer both economic and rapid solutions for foundations and retaining walls. The Specifiers' Guide to Steel Piling was originally published by the SCI in 2002 and much of the advice presented is still very relevant today. This document is currently under review by the SPG for updating
Steel piling can offer both economic and rapid solutions for foundations and retaining walls. The Specifiers’ Guide to Steel Piling was originally published by the SCI in 2002 and much of the advice presented is still very relevant today. This document is currently under review by the SPG for updating in the future. It is […]
Publication 10th December 2020
Publication SCI_P422 Durability of Steel Piling
This updated guide outlines the corrosion performance of piles in various environments and reviews the protective measures that can be taken to increase the life of steel piles. The guide is referenced by ICE SPERW and complements EN1993-5 presenting a worked design example to illustrate the approach
This updated guide outlines the corrosion performance of piles in various environments and reviews the protective measures that can be taken to increase the life of steel piles. The guide is referenced by ICE SPERW and complements EN1993-5 presenting a worked design example to illustrate the approach to designing for durability.
Publication 29th May 2019
TN001 – Steel specification used for anchors
High strength steel specification for anchors BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 3.7
EN1993-5 clause 3.7
Technical Advisory Note 26th September 2018
TN002 – Lowest service temperature
Lowest recommended UK service temperature for fracture toughness BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 3.9(1)P
keyword one, rdfg, testing
Technical Advisory Note 26th September 2018
TN003 Corrosion rates
Background information to Tables 4.1 and 4.2 in BS EN 1993-5 and Table NA.1 which has been revised to include corrosion losses for a life span of 125 years and ALWC (Accelerated Low Water Corrosion).
Background information to Tables 4.1 and 4.2 in BS EN 1993-5 and Table NA.1 which has been revised to include corrosion losses for a life span of 125 years and ALWC (Accelerated Low Water Corrosion).
Technical Advisory Note 21st May 2019
TN004 – Partial Factors
Partial factors γM0, γM1, and γM2   - BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 5.1.1(4)
Partial factors γM0, γM1, and γM2   – BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 5.1.1(4)
Technical Advisory Note 20th September 2018
TN005 – Length of continuous butt weld
Enhancing the shear force transmission in interlocks by welding - BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 5.2.2(13)
Enhancing the shear force transmission in interlocks by welding – BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 5.2.2(13)
Technical Advisory Note 20th September 2018
TN006 – Value of Interlock factor
The tensile resistance Fts,Rd of plain straight web steel sheet piles using interlock factor bR - BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 5.2.5(7)
The tensile resistance Fts,Rd of plain straight web steel sheet piles using interlock factor bR – BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 5.2.5(7)
Technical Advisory Note 20th September 2018
TN007 – The height of head for secondary elements of combi walls
Resistance of primary elements due to forces introduced by the secondary elements - BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 5.5.4(2)
Resistance of primary elements due to forces introduced by the secondary elements – BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 5.5.4(2)
Technical Advisory Note 20th September 2018
TN008 – Partial factors for Anchors, walings, bracing and connections
Guidance for partial factors γMb and γMt,ser used in BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 7.1(4)
Guidance for partial factors γMb and γMt,ser used in BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 7.1(4)
Technical Advisory Note 21st May 2019
TN009 – Tensile resistance of tie rods
Tensile resistance Ft,Rd of anchors (tie rods), value for factor kt - BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 7.2.3(2)
Tensile resistance Ft,Rd of anchors (tie rods), value for factor kt – BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 7.2.3(2)
Technical Advisory Note 20th September 2018
TN010 – Design of couplers
Joining of prefabricated displacement piles and combined displacement piles - BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 7.4.2(4)
Joining of prefabricated displacement piles and combined displacement piles – BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 7.4.2(4)
Technical Advisory Note 20th September 2018
TN011 – Ductility requirements
Limiting values of fu/fy and elongation at failure εu/εy   - BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause A.3.1(3)
Limiting values of fu/fy and elongation at failure εu/εy   – BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause A.3.1(3)
Technical Advisory Note 26th September 2018
TN012 – Testing of thin walled piles
Value for factor hsys in evaluation of test results - BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause B.5.4(1)
Value for factor hsys in evaluation of test results – BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause B.5.4(1)
Technical Advisory Note 20th September 2018
TN013 – Corrigendum to UK NA to BS EN 1993-5
Nationally Determined Parameters for the values of βb and βd used in BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 7.1(4) and partial factor γM2 applied to connections
Nationally Determined Parameters for the values of βb and βd used in BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause 7.1(4) and partial factor γM2 applied to connections
Technical Advisory Note 20th September 2018
TN014 – Information on density or stiffness of tube fill
Properties of fill material in tubular piles to enhance the pile stiffness BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause D 2.2(5)
Properties of fill material in tubular piles to enhance the pile stiffness BS EN 1993-5:2007 Clause D 2.2(5)
Technical Advisory Note 26th September 2018
TR001 – Reduction Factors for Steel Sheet Piles
This report discusses the determination of EN1993-5 beta reduction factors for bending strength and stiffness of interlocked U piles to take account of movement within the pile interlocks.
This report discusses the determination of EN1993-5 beta reduction factors for bending strength and stiffness of interlocked U piles to take account of movement within the pile interlocks.
Technical Report 17th October 2018

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