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.

Its mission statement is: 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.

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.
Recent News
10/11/2019 Check out the DFI CSL Task Force White Paper on Terminology and Evaluation Criteria of Crosshole Sonic Logging (CSL) as Applied to Deep Foundations
8/1/2019 Check out Horses for Courses - video of panel discussion on foundation testing methods from SuperPile2019
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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