Analysis of Pile Foundation Subjected to Lateral and Vertical Loads

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Volume-46 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Thadapaneni Kanakeswararao, B.Ganesh
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V46P219


Thadapaneni Kanakeswararao, B.Ganesh "Analysis of Pile Foundation Subjected to Lateral and Vertical Loads", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V46(2),113-127 April 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Pile foundations are common foundations for bridge abutment, piers and buildings resting on soft soil strata. The pile is subjected to both vertical and horizontal forces. The objective of the current study is Lateral& Vertical loaded analysis of pile by using various methods. Vertical load analysis of pile is done by P-Y curves and Vesic’s methods in cohesive& cohesion less soils with different soil parameters. The piles are modelled as linear elements. The effect of soil structure interaction is taken into account by assuming it as vertical and horizontal soil spring (winkler soil spring). Lateral subgrade modulus and vertical subgrade modulus of soil (KH and Kv) is calculated as per is code 2911. The lateral load analysis is carried out in FEM (Finite Element Method) Staad pro soft ware, L Pile software & by empirical equations (Brom’s method and Vesic’s method). The above problem solved as per the Brom`s method mentioned in IS 2911 and comparative results are also presented.


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Laterally and Vertically Loaded Pile Foundation, P-Y curves, Softwares: staad pro, EN-Soft L-pile, empirical equations (Brom’s method and Vesic’s method), IS 2911 Part I SECTION I, SECTION II.