Development of an instrumented model pile

AB Lundberg, Wout Broere, J. Dijkstra

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Abstract

An instrumented model pile has been realized to study the displacement pile installation effects in sand in physical model tests. The system includes a model pile, instrumented with axial and horizontal contact stress sensors, and a corresponding calibration apparatus. The development of the instrumented model pile, including numerical analysis of the mechanical response during testing, and an optimization of the instrumentation to minimize thermal effects are described. The performance of this new model pile is demonstrated using calibration measurements and an example application in a physical model test at an elevated stress level in the geotechnical centrifuge.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPhysical Modelling in Geotechnics
EditorsAndrew McNamara, Sam Divall, Richard Goodey, Neil Taylor, Sarah Stallebrass, Jignasha Panchal
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Pages317-322
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-203-71227-6
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-34419-8
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventICPMG 2018: 9th International Conference Physical Modelling
in Geotechnics
- London, United Kingdom
Duration: 17 Jul 201820 Jul 2018
Conference number: 9
http://www.icpmg2018.london/

Conference

ConferenceICPMG 2018: 9th International Conference Physical Modelling
in Geotechnics
Abbreviated titleICPMG 2018
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period17/07/1820/07/18
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