The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announces the availability of the December 2014 edition of the DFI Journal, a peer-reviewed publication of high-quality papers. This special issue is dedicated to the state of practice of geothermal foundations, with a particular focus on energy pile foundations.
Volume 8, Issue 2, includes the following papers:
Outcomes from International Workshop on Thermoactive Geotechnical Systems for Near- Surface Geothermal Energy: from Research to Practice
Session 1 Report: Identifying Best Practice, Installation, Laboratory Testing and Field Testing
Building Codes, Green Certification and Implementation Issues, Market Challenges
New Technologies and Applications: Materials and Equipment in Near Surface Geothermal Systems
Issues Involved with Thermoactive Geotechnical Systems: Characterization of Thermomechanical Soil Behavior and Soil-Structure Interface Behavior
Design Tools for Thermoactive Geotechnical Systems
Environmental Impact Calculations, Life Cycle Cost Analysis
Current and past issues of DFI Journal are available online to DFI members. Members and nonmembers can order printed copies of the 2007-2013 volumes of the Journal from the publications page of www.dfi.org; members at preferential rates. Subscriptions to the Journal are priced at $306 for the online version and $340 for both print and online versions. To subscribe go to http://www.maneyonline.com/pricing/dfi.