1st Edition

Analysis of Pile Foundations Subject to Static and Dynamic Loading

Edited By

Amir M Kaynia

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ISBN 9780367374167
August 20, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
376 Pages

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Book Description

This book presents computational tools and design principles for piles used in a wide range of applications and for different loading conditions. The chapters provide a mixture of basic engineering solutions and latest research findings in a balanced manner. The chapters are written by top experts. However, the materials are presented in a unified manner based on both simplified and rigorous numerical methods.

The first four chapters present the basic elements and steps in analysis of piles under static and cyclic loading together with clear references to the appropriate design regulations in Eurocode 7 when relevant. The analysis techniques cover conventional code-based methods, solutions based on pile-soil interaction springs, and advanced 3D finite element methods. The applications range from conventional piles to large circular steel piles used as anchors or monopiles in offshore applications.

Chapters 5-9 are devoted to dynamic and earthquake analyses and design. These chapters cover a range of solutions from dynamic pile-soil springs to elasto-dynamic solutions of large pile groups. Both linear and nonlinear soil behaviours are considered along with response due to dynamic loads and earthquake shaking including possible liquefaction.

The book is unique in its unified treatment of the solutions used for static and dynamic analysis of piles with practical examples of application. The book is considered a valuable tool for practicing engineers, post-graduate students and researchers.

Table of Contents

Amir M. Kaynia (NGI)
Chapter 1: Design of piles for static loads
Christos Vrettos (Technical University Kaiserslautern)

Chapter 2: Analysis of laterally loaded pile foundations using subgrade reaction method
Youhu Zhang (NGI)

Chapter 3: Design of monopiles supporting offshore wind turbines using finite element analysis
Rasmus T. Klinkvort and Nallathamby Sivasithamparam (NGI)

Chapter 4: Design of suction piles for offshore applications
Hans Petter Jostad and Knut H. Andersen (NGI)       

Chapter 5: Simplified models for axial static and dynamic analysis of pile foundations
Jamie Crispin and George Mylonakis (University of Bristol)

Chapter 6: Simplified models for lateral static and dynamics analysis of pile foundations
George Mylonakis and Jamie Crispin (University of Bristol)

Chapter 7: Inelastic stiffnesses of floating pile groups
George Gazetas, Joani Radhima, Evangelia Garini (National Technical University of Athens)
Chapter 8: Design of piles under seismic loading
Raffaele Di Laora (Second University of Napoli) and Emmanouil Rovithis (Institute of Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Engineering)

Chapter 9: Pile foundations in liquefiable soils
Gopal Madabhushi (University of Cambridge)

Chapter 10: Analysis and characteristics of dynamic response of large pile groups
Amir M. Kaynia (NGI)

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Amir M. Kaynia is Technical Expert in Vibration and Earthquake Engineering at NGI, and Adjunct Prof. at Dept. of Structural Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). He has received his BSc degree from Tehran University and his MSc and PhD degrees in Structural Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His areas of research and engineering practice include Earthquake Engineering, Soil Dynamics and Soil-Structure Interaction. He has published more than 200 papers in peer reviewed journals and international conference proceedings, has authored 6 book chapters, and has held numerous keynote lectures worldwide. He has led major international design projects onshore and offshore and has coordinated several research projects funded by the European Commission and the Norwegian Research Council. He is member of several national and international scientific committees dealing with earthquake engineering and soil-structure interaction. He is also Chairman of the Norwegian Earthquake Committee for national provisions in Eurocode 8 and is member of PT4 for revision of Part 5 of Eurocode 8.