×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Lateral Capacity of Pile

Lateral Capacity of Pile

Lateral Capacity of Pile

(OP)
A soil report provides the average safe allowable passive resistance(for shear) as a cerntain value (unit pcf) of equivalent fluid pressure, from this how can I determine the lateral capacity of pile?

Do the 'coefficient of lateral subgrade reaction' and 'modulus of lateral subgrade reaction' mean the same thing?

Hope someone could help me out. Thanks a lot.

RE: Lateral Capacity of Pile

This seems a statement for a linear analysis setup of a pile in the soil subject to lateraal loads.

You would analyze in FEM for springs consistent with the modulus of lateral subgrade reaction and then check the exerted pressures (from the reactions at the springs) if within the allowable passive resistance.

The coefficient must be something different but related, or just the seame modulus.

RE: Lateral Capacity of Pile

for lateraly loaded piles I use a program called COM624P
is it free of the FHWA web site www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/geosoft.htm
you can down load the manual too

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Eng-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Eng-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Eng-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Eng-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login


Resources

White Paper - PLM and ERP: Their Respective Roles in Modern Manufacturing
Leading manufacturers are aligning their people, processes, and tools from initial product ideation through to field service. They do so by providing access to product and enterprise data in the context of each person’s domain expertise. However, it can be complicated and costly to unite engineering with the factory and supply chain. Download Now
White Paper - Medical Device Design Control
Medical device product development is a highly integrated and regulated process. Implementation of a requirements tracking solution requires attention to a variety of nuanced topics. When presented with the task of tracking the many concept relationships in a project of this type, the initial software solution of choice tends to be a two-dimensional text systems. Download Now

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close