Simple Model for Nonlinear Response of 52 Laterally Loaded Piles

  title={Simple Model for Nonlinear Response of 52 Laterally Loaded Piles},
  author={W. Guo},
  journal={Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering},
  • W. Guo
  • Published 2013
  • Materials Science
  • Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
AbstractThe response of a laterally loaded pile is normally dominated by the limiting force per unit length profile (LFP, pu) mobilized along the pile to the depth of the plastic zone (e.g., maximum slip depth, max xp) and depends on pile-soil relative rigidity (via the subgrade modulus of elasticity k). The values of pu and the shear modulus (G, thus k) were deduced extensively against the measured response of 32 and 20 piles tested in situ in clay and sand, respectively. In this paper… Expand
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