Installation Effects in Geotechnical Engineering

Installation Effects in Geotechnical Engineering

By: M.A. Hicks (editor), Minna Karstunen (editor), Marti Lloret-Cabot (editor), Jelke Dijkstra (editor)Mixed Media

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Installation effects in geotechnical engineering contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Installation Effects in Geotechnical Engineering (Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 24-27 March 2013), the closing conference of GEO-INSTALL (FP7/2007-2013, PIAG-GA-2009-230638), an Industry-Academia Pathways and Partnerships project funded by the European Community from the 7th Framework Programme. Infrastructure construction involves the installation of structural elements, such as piles and various ground improvement techniques for soils and rocks. The installation process itself can be quasi-static (for example jacked piles) or dynamic (vibratory methods, such as stone columns and driven piles), and generally involves very large deformations and changes in pore pressure. The fact that natural soils are complex geomaterials, exhibiting structure and rate-dependent behaviour, makes analysis of such problems yet more challenging. In particular, the influence of installation on key design parameters, such as mobilised strength at the soilstructure interface and soil stiffness, is difficult to quantify and, as yet, impossible to model. Numerical analyses using the standard Finite Element Method (FEM) are unable to produce accurate descriptions of large deformation problems due to excessive mesh distortions and novel techniques need to be developed. Installation effects in geotechnical engineering presents the latest developments in monitoring, analysing and managing installation effects in geotechnical engineering, and covers aspects ranging from large deformation modelling to real field applications. Topics include: computational methods, constitutive modelling, installation effects, offshore constructions and foundations, soil improvement, and soil-structure interaction. The book is aimed at academics, researchers and practitioners in geotechnical engineering and geomechanics, and at practicing civil engineers.

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Installation effects Displacement pile installation effects in sand A. Beijer Lundberg, J. Dijkstra & A.F. van Tol Cyclic jacking of piles in silt and sand F. Burali d'Arezzo, S.K. Haigh & Y. Ishihara Influence of installation procedures on the response of capacitance water content sensors M. Caruso, F. Avanzi & C. Jommi The load capacity of driven cast in-situ piles derived from installation parameters D. Egan On the numerical modelling and incorporation of installation effects of jacked piles: A practical approach H.K. Engin, R.B.J. Brinkgreve & A.F. van Tol Analytical and laboratory study of soil disturbance caused by mandrel driven prefabricated vertical drains A. Ghandeharioon CEL: Simulations for soil plugging, screwed pile installation and deep vibration compaction J. Grabe, S. Henke, T. Pucker & T. Hamann Towards a framework for the prediction of installation rate effects S. Robinson & M.J. Brown Rate dependent shear strength of silt at low stresses S. te Slaa & J. Dijkstra Control of excess pore pressure development during pile installations in soft sensitive clay T. Tefera, G. Tvedt & F. Oset Seabed pipelines: The influence of installation effects D.J. White Offshore construction and foundations LDFE analysis of installation effects for offshore anchors and foundations L. Andresen & H.D.V. Khoa Investigation into the effect of pile installation on cyclic lateral capacity of monopiles T. de Blaeij & J. Dijkstra Development of a coupled FEM-MPM approach to model a 3D membrane with an application of releasing geocontainer from barge F. Hamad, C. Moormann & P.A. Vermeer Leg penetration assessments for self-elevating tubular leg units in sand over clay conditions D.A. Kort, S. Raymackers, H. Hofstede & V. Meyer Investigating the scales of fluctuation of an artificial sand island M. Lloret-Cabot, M.A. Hicks & J.D. Nuttall Soil improvement Volume averaging technique in numerical modelling of floating deep mixed columns in soft soils P. Becker & M. Karstunen Comparison between theoretical procedures and field test results for the evaluation of installation effects of vibro-stone columns E. Carvajal, G. Vukotic, J. Castro & W. Wehr Numerical analyses of stone column installation in Bothkennar clay J. Castro, M. Karstunen, N. Sivasithamparam & C. Sagaseta Execution of Springsol(R) deep mixed columns: Field trials S. Melentijevic, F. Martin & L. Prieto A method of modelling stone column installation for use in conjunction with unit cell analyses B.G. Sexton & B.A. McCabe Cement grout filtration in non-cohesive soils X.A.L. Stodieck & T. Benz The undrained cohesion of the soil as a criterion for column installation with a depth vibrator J. Wehr Soil-structure interaction Modeling of rock fall impact using Discrete Element Method (DEM) G. Grimstad, O. Melhus, S. Degago & R. Ebeltoft Investigation into the factors affecting the shaft resistance of driven piles in sands D. Igoe, K. Gavin & L. Kirwan Monitoring and risk assessment in EPB TBM's in urban environments: High speed railway tunnel Sants-Sagrera running next to Sagrada Familia Basilica (World Heritage) J.E. Paris Fernandez & J. Gomez Cabrera Effect of roughness on keying of plate anchors D. Wang, C. Han & C. Gaudin

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781138000414
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 74
  • ID: 9781138000414
  • weight: 317
  • ISBN10: 1138000418

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