Magnum Technical Papers

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Title:      Underpinning and Shoring for Underground MRI Research Facility at Ohio State University
By:          Howard A. Perko, Ph.D., P.E.

Title:      Voice of America Mall Target Project: A Steel Push Pier Underpinning Case Study
By:         Howard Perko, Brian Dwyer, Dave Jacob, Bill Bonekemper

Title:      Large Diameter Helical Piles for Refinery Expansion
By:         Eric Wey, Patrick Murray, Howard Perko, Paul Volpe, Chris Normand, Burt Oglivie



DOWNLOAD - Prescription Helical Pile and Anchor Specs in CSI Format


These guide specifications are intended for private projects when owner and engineer
agree to sole source the helical piles and anchors from Magnum Piering, Inc. in order to
insure quality.  They provide detailed dimensions, tolerances, steel strengths, and quality
control for the specific manufacturing of Magnum Piering, Inc. products as well as design,
installation, and
load testing standards recommended by Magnum’s team of engineers. 
The specifications are written in the popular
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
format so they can be readily integrated into most project specification books.
 

DOWNLOAD - Open Helical Pile and Anchor Specs in CSI Format

These specifications are intended for public projects where bids are solicited from a
variety of helical pile manufacturers and installers.  They provide uncompromising
performance standards for material quality, pile design, contractor qualifications, load
testing, and installation while keeping the door open for competitive bidding.  The
specifications are written in the popular Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)
format so they can be readily integrated into most project specification books.

DOWNLOAD - Performance Specs for Helical Piles and Anchors in DOT Format

These specifications are intended for highway and bridge projects.  They cover material
and installation standards for general helical piles and helical anchors.  The specifications
list Magnum Piering, Inc. as a prequalified vendor and provide a location for listing one
or more authorized and prequalified installers.  Post-tensioning and load testing are
addressed as well as minimum installation standards.  The specifications are written
in standard Department of Transportation (DOT) format.

DOWNLOAD - General Steel Push Pier Spec

These guide specifications are intended for small residential and commercial projects. 
They cover general installation standards for steel push piers, installer qualifications,
and insurance requirements.  The specifications are written in a very general format.

DOWNLOAD - Performance Specs for Steel Push Piers in DOT Format

These guide specifications are intended for highway and bridge projects.  They cover
material and general installation standards for steel push piers.  The specifications list
Magnum Piering, Inc. as a prequalified vendor and provide a location for listing one or
more authorized and prequalified installers. Load testing is addressed.  The specifications
are written in standard Department of Transportation (DOT) format.

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