Sensitivity Study of the Cyclic Axial Capacity of a Single Pile

by Farrokh Nadim, Norwegian Geotechnical Inst, Norway,
Mohammed Gabr, Norwegian Geotechnical Inst, Norway,
Birger Hansen, Norwegian Geotechnical Inst, Norway,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Foundation Engineering: Current Principles and Practices

Abstract:

Evaluation of the axial capacity of an offshore pile subjected to a severe North Sea storm is presented. Effects of using different degradation criteria, upper and lower bound interaction diagrams defining cyclic failure, different permanent static loads, and a reduced reference static soil strength, on the cyclic axial capacity of the pile are studied. The analyses indicated that variations in most of these parameters, needed to evaluate the cyclic pile behavior,have a rather limited influence upon the pile cyclic capacity.



Subject Headings: Sensitivity analysis | Piles | Load bearing capacity | Axial loads | Soil-pile interaction | Soil strength | Cyclic strength | Offshore structures | North Sea

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article

 

Return to search