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Pile Cap in SAFE

Pile Cap in SAFE

Pile Cap in SAFE

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Dear All,

Can anyone to throw some light on modeling the pile cap or mat foundation with supporting piles below ?

Bye

RE: Pile Cap in SAFE

Hi,

Try showing your pilecaps as area elements, with slab thicknesses equal to the depths of the individual caps. Next apply soil support to these areas with the subgrade moduli of each cap equal to the sum of it's pile capacities divided by the cap's area.

Let me know how this works for you.


Regards,

High Velocity

RE: Pile Cap in SAFE

(OP)
Thanks WindZone,

You are right. We can input the subgrade modulli for compressive strength of piles.

You know that some time we may end up in using tensin piles. How to go about this ?

Thanks in advance

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