Host Member Society: Italy
Short name: Deep Foundations (TC212) - Terms of Reference - (released on september 2015)
(Last Updated: 4th May 2017)
TC 212 TASK FORCES
Task Force 1: Bolivian Experimental Site for Testing piles (BEST)
TC212 will organize an experimental site for testing piles where different pile types are installed and then tested under different loading conditions. Onhttp://www.mygeoworld.com/file/108870/bolivian-experimental-site-for-testing-best-piles108870 a file containing all the information has been uploaded.
Present composition: Akcakal (Turkey), Albuquerque (Brazil), Basile (UK), Cinicioglu (Turkey), Comodromos (Greece), Higgins (USA), Mandolini (Italy), Moormann (Germany), Terceros (Bolivia)
Task Force 2: Official Documents
Collection of available standards, codes and guidelines in order to evaluate similarities and differences.
Present composition: Brown (USA), Burlon (France), Chang (Taiwan), Cunha (Brazil), Horikoshi (Japan), Jeong (Korea), Lin (Taiwan), Mackiewics (USA), Moormann (Germany), O’Brien (UK)
Task Force 3: First TC212 International Conference
The results of the prediction event (as described in Terms of Reference 1) will be presented during the 1st ISSMGE TC212 International Conference to be held in Bolivia in May 2017.
A special session will be organized during the next 19th ISSMGE Conference to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from September 17 to 22, 2017.
Present composition: Albuquerque (Brazil), Fakharian (Iran), Isobe (Japan), Jeong (Korea), Mandolini (Italy), Moon (Korea), Omer (UK), Terceros (Bolivia), Zhang (Hong Kong)
Task Force 4: SOA vs. SOP
Any efforts will be made to reduce the gap existing between the State-of-the-Art and the State-of-the Practice in the field of Deep Foundations.
Present composition: Basile (UK), Chung (Korea), Cinicioglu (Turkey), Cunha (Brazil), Fakharian (Iran), Gavin (IRL), Higgins (USA), Kos (Czeck and Slovak Republics), Norkus (Austria), O’Brien (UK), Zhang (Hong Kong)