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Numerical Estimation of the Pile Toe and Shaft Unit Resistances During the Installation Process in Sands

Jakub Konkol
  • Department of Geotechnics, Geology and Marine Civil Engineering, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Gdańsk University of Technology (GUT), Gdańsk, Poland
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Published Online: 2015-03-27 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sgem-2015-0005

Abstract

Numerical simulations of a pile jacking were carried out. A Coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian (CEL) formulation was used to treat with large deformation problems. An Abaqus, a commercial Finite Element Method software suit, was used as a computing environment. The Mohr-Coulomb constitutive model was applied and the Coulomb model of friction was used to describe pile-soil interaction. Calculations were made for three different pile diameters. Toe and shaft unit resistances versus depth for each pile were investigated and plotted. CPT-based solutions were compared with the results of numerical simulations.

Keywords: Coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian (CEL); Abaqus; pile toe resistance; pile shaft resistance

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Published Online: 2015-03-27

Published in Print: 2015-03-01


Citation Information: Studia Geotechnica et Mechanica, ISSN (Online) 2083-831X, ISSN (Print) 0137-6365, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/sgem-2015-0005.

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