William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
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On Dec 7, 2011, at 11:39 AM, "Oshin Tosounian" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A whaler is a horizontal beam member that goes in front of vertical soldier
> piles in an excavation to distribute the lateral thrust of the soil from the
> soldier piles to tie-back anchors or kickers.