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What does “crs” mean in structural engineering / construction?

In the realm of structural engineering, construction, foundation design, what is "crs" when talking about piles/posts? Is it an abbreviation? Does it refer to some sort of size? Some ...
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Low pile capacity during pile driving

When driving piles, the resistance from the soil is constantly measured. What happens when the expected resistance values from the soil are not obtained? For a single pile or for multiple piles? What ...
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Effect of overburden pressure on the skin friction pile capacity

In a given soil, the lateral effect of overburden pressure is constant with depth, as in $p=qk$, where: $p$: lateral pressure effect, $q$: overburden pressure $k$: soil lateral pressure coefficient. ...