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VERTICALLY LOADED PILES, CARRYING CAPACITY ANALYSIS

P1.2
= 650 kN

-0.56

-0.56

-6

-0.56

-12
-12
-12

0.56

-6

0.56

-6
6

L = 12 m

0
0.56

DETAILS

CAPACITY

RESULTS

0
0
w.t. = -8 m

D = 1.12 m
P = 650 kN
L = 12 m w.t. = -8 m
0.84

-8

2.42

-8

-8
D = 1.12 m

12m long pile


1.12m x 1.12m
Drained Analysis

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Details

Soil Details
g

18.0

kN/m

Unit weight of soil (gamma)

c' (or su)

17.0

kN/m

For undrained soils use phi' = 0

20.0

deg

Angle of friction (phi')

0.5

0.0

deg

Angle of friction between pile and soil

Water Table

8.0

Depth to Water Table

Adhesion Factor

Pile Details
Shape

=Square, =Circular

1.12

Diameter of pile

Toe Depth

12.00

Depth to base of pile

Load

650.0

kN

Applied load - includes weight of pile

Base

2.0

Shaft

3.0

Diameter

Safety Factors

SF =

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Pile Capacity
Bearing Capacity Factors
Nq=

4.70

Nc=

9.00

D/L=

10.71

Overburden stress
sigma_b=

176.76

(at Base)

sigma_s=

101.46

(average for Shaft)

Base Bearing Capacity


qu=suNc (for undrained analysis)
qu=cNc+sigma_b*Nq (for drained analysis)
Base (Ab) =

1.25

qu =

983.39

Qb=

1233.57

Qb=qu*Ab

m
kN/m
kN

Base Resistance

Shaft skin friction


fs=alpha.su (for undrained analysis)
fs=c'+Ks.sigma_s.tan(delta) (for drained analysis)
Shaft (As) =

53.76

fs=

17.00

kN/m

Qs=

913.92

Qs=fs*As

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kN

Shaft Resistance

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Nq (for drained analysis)

Base Resistance

tan(delta) (for drained analysis)

Shaft Resistance

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Analysis Results
Vertical Load
P=

650.0

Ks = 1-sin f

Ks =

0.7

Base Resistance
Qb =

1233.6

Shaft Resistance
Qs =

913.9

Total ultimate resistance


Qu = Qb + Qs

Qu =

2147.5

Allowable Load
Qa =Qb/SFbase+Qs/SFsaft

Qa =

921.4

Overall factor of safety


Qu / P =

3.30

OK

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kN

Coefficient of Earth Pressure

kN

kN

resistance
kN

Qa =Qb/SFbase+Qs/SFsaft
kN

r of safety

Actual Load <= Allowable Load

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