Winkler Soil Model for Axial Response Analysis of Pile Groupsby Toyoaki Nogami, Univ of Houston, Houston, TX, USA,
Stephen K. Paulson, Univ of Houston, Houston, TX, USA,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations
In this approach, the soil is idealized as a nonlinear Winkler model for a pile group attached to a group of piles. The model can account for pile-soil-pile interaction. Pile group responses are compared with those obtained idealizing the soil as an elastic continuous medium. The reponses are also compared with a full-scale field load test.
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