The perforated bottom end section of a well pipe which permits the groundwater to be drawn into the pipe for collection and disposal or use.
French: puits filtrant
German: Brunnen mit Pumpenbetrieb
Spanish: tubo filtrante
Italian: well point
Portuguese: furo de drenagem
French: filtre de puits
Spanish: tubería perforada para pozo
Italian: porzione finestrata del pozzo
Portuguese: tela filtrante para poço
Construction of a bored pile or drilled shaft using slurry or supporting fluid. Prepared slurry such as Bentonite, or polymer or unprepared slurry such as water is commonly used as supporting fluid during drilling to stabilize the borehole. Also known as
French: procédé par voie humide
The World Federation of Engineering Organisations established with the support of UNESCO. It has eighty national engineering institutions as its members, who meet together every two years in the General Assembly of the supreme governing body.
The generic term for a landing place or platform built at the edge or out into water for the berthing of vessels.
French: structures de quai
German: Kaikonstruktionen, Kaianlagen
Spanish: obras portuarias
Italian: banchina, pontile
Portuguese: estruturas portuárias, de cais
Prefabricated vertical drain installed into the ground for the purpose of speeding up consolidation of fine-grained soils. The wick drain attached to a small anchor plate is installed with the assistance of a tubular mandrel. The mandrel is installed by v
Rolled structural steel section in an H shape but with greater depth than flange width, and flanges thicker than the web. See Steel H-Pile.
French: à larges ailes ou semelles
Short length or strips of steel welded near the toe of a steel H-pile to increase its bearing capacity.