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Stability Of Cast In Place Piles In Sand Under Axial Cyclic Loading

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference 'Integrated Geotechnologies – Present and Future', 12–14 September 2012 at the Royal Geographical Society, London. Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics (OSIG) Group of the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT).

12 Sep 2012
A. Guefrech, G. Rault, N. Chenaf, L. Thorel, J. Garnier, A. Puech

The behaviour of ‘non-displacement’ piles installed in dense Fontainebleau sand and subject to both static and cyclic vertical loads is investigated in a geotechnical centrifuge at a scale of 1:23. Different loading se-quences with several combinations (one- and two-way) have been applied. The influences of the cyclic load amplitude and mean amplitude are analysed.


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