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this question applied to pile driving in a marshy area of long island , NY could you please tell me how much force is applied from an 1800 pound weight dropped from say, 10 feet onto a 300 pound weight atop a telephone pole standing on its end (8" round tip) when these piles are driven, they might only move 1/4" per blow (when it begins to "fetch up") I recently drove a pile that only moved 1" after 60 blows (a very sandy area) could you please include the formula for me also I am aware of the equation F=MxA but am unsure of the units of measurement to use ------many thanks Jim Tyrrell
Re: please tell me how to figure the force applied from an 1800lb. weight
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