Testing and Evaluation Committee

Gerald Verbeek, Chair

A committee of industry-wide professionals involved in the use, understanding and advancement of instrumentation, monitoring and testing methods for the inspection construction and integrity and capacity analysis of deep foundation systems. The committee meets by conference call the last Wednesday of each month at 11 am Eastern Time. In addition, the committee meets in person several times each year, including during the DFI Annual Conference and the DFI SuperPile Conference. The committee is associated with other societies and committees including ASTM subcommittee D18.11, PDCA Technical Committee, Deep Foundation Committee of the Geo-Institute, AASHTO T-15, TRB committee AFS30 and ACI. Mission: This committee is concerned with the activities associated with testing, evaluation and monitoring of deep foundations and excavations, and brings together DFI members to find common ground and create a shared vision and a consensus voice for the continual advancement in the deep foundation industry of these activities.
Recent News
1/28/2019 The committee is joining forces with several other DFI committees to host the seminar S3: Slope - Support - Stabilize, Aug. 6-8, 2019, in Minneapolis.
1/28/2019 Read the recent committee report from the Jan/Feb 2019 issue of Deep Foundations.
7/30/2018 Visit DFI's YouTube Channel to watch the webinar recorded at SuperPile '18, "Florida Department of Transportation TIP In-Situ Testing" by Kevin Johnson, Ph.D., of Earth Tech.
5/11/2018 The Committee's 24-minute tutorial video on Static Load Testing of Deep Foundation Elements: Top-Down and Bi-Directional Static Load Testing has been viewed more than 3,700 times. Check it out.
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