# AXIAL AND LATERAL LOAD PILES (FEM)

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### Description

AXIAL AND LATERAL LOAD PILES ( FEM )
-deflections diagrams
-forces diagrams
-lateral capacity
-axial capacity
-rc design
(winkler soil model and FEM)

Calculation Reference
Geotechnics

Soil Mechanics

The Finite Element Method

Design of Piles

Reinforced Concrete Design

Axial and lateral load piles are deep foundation elements that are used to transfer loads from the superstructure to the underlying soil or rock. The calculations for axial and lateral load piles involve determining the capacity of the pile to resist the loads and moments acting on the pile.

Axial Load Piles: The calculation for axial load piles involves the following steps:

1. Determine the soil properties, such as the soil type, unit weight, angle of internal friction, and cohesion.
3. Determine the ultimate capacity of the pile using methods such as static pile load tests, dynamic pile load tests, or analytical methods based on the soil properties and pile geometry.
4. Calculate the allowable capacity of the pile by applying a factor of safety to the ultimate capacity, typically ranging from 2.5 to 4.0.
5. Determine the required diameter and length of the pile based on the allowable capacity and the design load.

Lateral Load Piles: The calculation for lateral load piles involves the following steps:

1. Determine the soil properties, such as the soil type, unit weight, angle of internal friction, and cohesion.
2. Determine the design lateral load for the pile, which includes the wind load, earthquake load, or any other lateral loads that may act on the pile.
3. Determine the moment of the pile using the design lateral load and the distance between the pile and the point of rotation.
4. Determine the ultimate capacity of the pile to resist lateral loads using methods such as lateral pile load tests, dynamic pile load tests, or analytical methods based on the soil properties and pile geometry.
5. Calculate the allowable capacity of the pile by applying a factor of safety to the ultimate capacity, typically ranging from 2.5 to 4.0.
6. Determine the required diameter and length of the pile based on the allowable capacity and the design lateral load.

Overall, the calculations for axial and lateral load piles require a thorough understanding of the soil properties, pile geometry, and loading conditions, and should be performed by qualified and experienced engineers using appropriate methods and techniques.

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Turan Babacan (BABACAN)
27 Apr 2023
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mikecoyle 2 years ago
basit_991 3 years ago
kajaleng 3 years ago
I wish it was available in English Units for use in the US. Thank you!
BABACAN 11 years ago
do you have it in english units?
BABACAN 13 years ago
Version 1.4was a very important change.
BABACAN 13 years ago
Version 1.3.1feature for more than one pile.S for long feature wall.2