New Publications

Combined Side and Base Resistance for Rock-Socketed Drilled Shafts – A State of the Art Consensus

DFI Drilled Shaft Committee

The purpose of this document is to present a summary of the recent evidence indicating mobilization of combined side and base resistances at small, compatible displacements that are within the settlement tolerance of most structures in well-designed, constructed and inspected rock sockets.

Published December 13, 2022.

Augered Cast-in-Place Pile Manual, Third Edition with Erratum

DFI Augered Cast-in-Place and Drilled Displacement Piles Committee

This document addresses current trends in ACIP Pile installation and quality control, the use of increased ACIP pile diameters and lengths to provide significantly higher load carrying capacities, and the challenges associated with the use of grout and reinforcement necessary to sustain such higher loading.

Third edition 2016 with 2023 erratum.

Data Management Guide Specification

DFI Information Management Systems Committee

Based on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers guidance, this document provides generic specification language and commentary for project information management systems including recent technological developments.

Second edition, September 2022.