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Pile modeling

Pile modeling

Pile modeling

(OP)
How i can modeling pile with SAFE2000?
and do u know any software to modeling pile ,
i want to modeling and analysing and designing a pile
plz guide to me
Behzad_r@softhome.net
Behzad

RE: Pile modeling

Saital
  I have not use SAFE before.  But I have used STAAD to model a pile analysis.  I simply model the pile into several elements with spring constant as spupports and model a vertical support at bottom, but free at top.  The spring constant can be derived by using some parameters provided by the Geotechnical Engr.  Please refer to the book by Bowles, "Foundation Anlaysis and Design".  It tells you the methods to derive the stiffness of the soil.

RE: Pile modeling

A more direct method to model piles for the effects of lateral load and include soil structure interaction is to use a program called LPile, used by just about every Geotech that I know.  This program utilizes input soil parameters, boundary conditions of the pile (fixed or free at the head of the pile in the cap) and calculates effective soil springs based on depth and material properties.  The output will include displacement, shear and bending moment plots along the depth of the pile.

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