1 Department of Civil Engineering, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, VBN2 The Faculty of Engineering and Science (ENG), Aalborg University, VBN3 Division for Structures, Materials and Geotechnics, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, VBN4 Geotechnical Engineering, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University, VBN
An experimental evaluation of the pile behavior of non-slender piles exposed to static and cyclic lateral loading is presented. The tests were conducted in a pressure tank at Aalborg University. This enabled the possibility of applying an overburden pressure to the soil. When conducting small-scale tests at 1-g the determination of the friction angle and the Young’s modulus of elasticity of the soil are difficult and further these soil parameters varies greatly with depth. These uncertainties were avoided by application of an overburden pressure.
Proceedings of the ... International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference, 2012, p. 732-738