Application of the wave equation analysis to pile drawing

1990
Oranç, Nazire Zeynep
The methods of analysis used to determine ultimate bearing capacity of piles are applied to a field case in Turkey. During the pile driving works of the Atatürk Culture Center in Samsun, Delmag D22-13 and Delmag D-15 diesel pile driving hammers have been used. The ultimate bearing capacity and skin friction values calculated using static formulas have been given as input to the wave equation pile analysis program FADWAVE written by J.E.Bowles. The analytical method used in this program was based on the wave propagation in solids originated in 1962 by E.A.L.Smith. The results obtained from the program are compared with each other.

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Citation Formats
N. Z. Oranç, “Application of the wave equation analysis to pile drawing,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 1990.