Low, Siaw Mei (2007) Comparison between methods of analysis for deflection of laterally loaded piles. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.
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Deep foundation, which used extensively to support highway structures, machinery foundation, high rise building, etc are often subjected to both axial and lateral loads. To obtain a safe and economical design, the method adopted for design of lateral deflection must be appropriate. In this thesis, two different methods of analysis for the ground-line deflection of the single, elastic, free-head piles have been compared with the available test results obtained from full-scale instrumented test piles. The basis for comparison is on the variation in pile installation methods and types of soil in Malaysia. Two design methods were selected; one is the rational method of Broms and the other is a more rigorous method of Characteristic Load Method (CLM). From the results obtained, it is found that Broms’ method gives more conservative value (around 59% to 70% larger than measured value) of lateral deflection compared to CLM. Lateral deflections calculated using CLM were found to be in good agreement (around 2% to 24% larger than measured value) with values measured in field load tests.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Additional Information:||Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Awam - Geoteknik)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2007; Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Khairul Anuar Kassim|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ground-line deflection, piling, mathematical models, loaded piles|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)|
|Deposited By:||Ms Zalinda Shuratman|
|Deposited On:||13 Dec 2010 01:58|
|Last Modified:||20 Sep 2012 03:32|
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