A GENERAL METHOD OF ANALYSIS FOR TWO-DIMENSIONAL PILE GROUPS

A GENERAL METHOD OF ANALYSIS FOR MONO-PLANAR PILE GROUPS IS DESCRIBED. THE ANALYSIS IS BASED ON THE STIFFNESS METHOD OF STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS; THE FINITE ELEMENT TECHNIQUE BEING USED TO GENERATE THE STIFFNESS MATRIX FOR THE PILE GROUP. THE METHOD WILL ANALYZE GROUPS COMPOSED OF FORWARD RAKING AND VERTICAL PILES; OR FORWARD AND BACKWARD RAKING PILES. ALL PILES MUST BE OF THE SAME RAKE. THE PILES MAY BE PINNED AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM, OR FIXED AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM, OR ANY COMBINATION OF THESE CONDITIONS. REDUCED STIFFNESS MATRICES FOR PILES WITH VARIOUS CONDITIONS ARE GIVEN. /AUTHOR/

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  • Accession Number: 00209503
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1971 12:00AM