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PILE DRIVING ANALYSISBY THEWAVE EQUATION
 For technical assistance, contact:Dr. Lee L. Lowery, Jr., P.E.Department of Civil EngineeringTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station, Texas 77843-3136409-845-4395e-mail: LLL2761@zeus.tamu.edu(c) 1993 Wild West Software2905 South CollegeBryan, Texas 77801Permission granted to copy both software and user's manualsso long as original author credits remain
 
 2TABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION
...........................................................................................................................5
CHAPTER 2. BASIC USES OF THE WAVE EQUATION
.......................................................................7
Introduction
.................................................................................................................................................................7
Hammer Selection
.....................................................................................................................................................7
Selection of Driving Accessories
.........................................................................................................................9
Cushion Selection
..................................................................................................................................................9
Helmet Selection
..................................................................................................................................................10
Pile Size
.......................................................................................................................................................................12
Prediction of Pile Load Capacity
.......................................................................................................................13
Initial Driving
........................................................................................................................................................15
Final Driving
..........................................................................................................................................................16
Soil Set Up or Relaxation
.................................................................................................................................16
Driving Stresses in Point Bearing Piles
...........................................................................................................17
Use of Wave Equation for Field Control
........................................................................................................19
Basic Output
..............................................................................................................................................................21
Input Data Summary
..........................................................................................................................................22
Solution Summaries
............................................................................................................................................22
Selection of Allowable Stresses for Pile Materials
......................................................................................23
CHAPTER 3. INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR ANALYSIS
............................................................23
Introduction
...............................................................................................................................................................23
Problem Information Forms
.................................................................................................................................26
Example Problem
.....................................................................................................................................................29
Discussion of Solution of Example Problem
.................................................................................................31
Recommendations Based on Example Solution
...........................................................................................33
CHAPTER 4. THE COMPUTER PROGRAM
..............................................................................................34
Introduction
...............................................................................................................................................................34
General
........................................................................................................................................................................34
The Numerical Solution
........................................................................................................................................37
Idealization of Hammers
.......................................................................................................................................38
The Ram
..................................................................................................................................................................38
The Anvil and Helmet
........................................................................................................................................40
Ram Velocity at Impact
....................................................................................................................................40
Open-end diesel hammers
............................................................................................................................40
Closed-end diesel hammers
.........................................................................................................................41
Double-acting air and steam hammers
.....................................................................................................41
Single acting air and steam hammers
.......................................................................................................42
Idealization of Cushions
........................................................................................................................................42
Idealization of the Pile
...........................................................................................................................................43
Pile Segment Length
..........................................................................................................................................43
Pile Segment Weight
..........................................................................................................................................44
Pile Segment Springs
.........................................................................................................................................44
 
 3Limiting Forces Between Pile Segments
.....................................................................................................45
Slack in Joints
.......................................................................................................................................................45
Idealization for Soils
...............................................................................................................................................45
Soil Quake and Damping
..................................................................................................................................47
APPENDIX A - COMPUTER PROGRAM INPUT DATA
......................................................................48
Introduction
...............................................................................................................................................................48
Program Input Data
................................................................................................................................................48
NOP(I) Functions
....................................................................................................................................................48
APPENDIX B - CODING SHEETS
...................................................................................................................53
APPENDIX C - HAMMER, CUSHION, AND SOIL PROPERTIES
...................................................54
TABLE C1 - Summary of Steam Hammer Properties
..............................................................................54
TABLE C2 - Summary of Diesel Hammer Properties
...............................................................................56
TABLE C3 - Summary of Constants for Commonly Used Cushion and Capblock Materials
........................................................................................................................................................................................57
TABLE C4 - SOIL PROPERTIES
..................................................................................................................57
APPENDIX D - SAMPLE PROBLEMS
...........................................................................................................58
Case I
...........................................................................................................................................................................58
Case II
..........................................................................................................................................................................63
Case III
........................................................................................................................................................................64
Case IV
........................................................................................................................................................................66
Case V
.........................................................................................................................................................................67
Case VI
........................................................................................................................................................................68
Case VII
......................................................................................................................................................................69
Case VIII
....................................................................................................................................................................70
Case IX
........................................................................................................................................................................71
Case X
.........................................................................................................................................................................73
Case XI
........................................................................................................................................................................75
Case XII
......................................................................................................................................................................78
Case XIII
....................................................................................................................................................................79
Case XIV
....................................................................................................................................................................81
Case XV
......................................................................................................................................................................82
Case XVI
....................................................................................................................................................................84
Case XVII
..................................................................................................................................................................86
APPENDIX F - LIST OF SELECTED REFERENCES
..............................................................................88
APPENDIX G - MICROWAVE/EDITWAVE
...............................................................................................92
Introduction - MICROWAVE
............................................................................................................................93
Program Operation
.................................................................................................................................................93
EDITWAVE
.........................................................................................................................................................93
MICROWAVE
.....................................................................................................................................................96
Sample Computer Session
....................................................................................................................................97
To run the data using MICROWAVE
.......................................................................................................122
LIST OF FIGURES

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