Model tests on single batter piles subjected to lateral soil movement

Al-Salih, O, Toma-Sabbagh, TM, Alwadi, W and Alabboodi, IQ 2019, 'Model tests on single batter piles subjected to lateral soil movement' , Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 16 (1) , pp. 24-29.

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Abstract

A series of laboratory tests have been carried out to investigate the lateral response of battered piles under lateral soil movement. Model tests were carried out using instrumented rigid aluminium piles. The piles were embedded in homogeneous sand soil at batter angles &beta = 0°, ±10° and ±20° were subjected to two types of lateral soil movement profile. The results obtained from the study are presented in terms of the bending moment, shear force, soil reaction, pile rotation and lateral deflections along the length of the batter pile. The results of model tests on single vertical and batter piles under horizontal loads showed that the batter angle (&beta) significantly influenced the response of the batter piles. Regardless of the value of sand density, bending moment and deflection with batter angles &beta = +10° or positive batter piles were higher compared then vertical piles and negative batter piles.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre
Journal or Publication Title: Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology
Publisher: Maxwell Scientific
ISSN: 2040-7459
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Depositing User: TM Toma-Sabbagh
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2020 13:01
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2020 13:15
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/56411

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