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By C S Desai; Musharraf Zaman

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We have presented descriptions of confined and unconfined (free surface) seepage, consolidation, and coupled fluid– solid behavior, in various chapters. 6 SCOPE AND CONTENTS Conventional methods are often not capable of handling many significant factors that influence the behavior of geotechnical systems. This book emphasizes the application of modern and powerful computer methods and analytical techniques for the solution of such challenging problems. The mechanical behavior of the materials involved in geotechnical problems plays a vital role in the reliable and economical solutions for analysis and design.

2) The units of k, then, are F/L2. 2). Then, the effective pressure on the beam is (p − q)b, where p is the soil resistance. 5) where EI is the flexural or bending stiffness and I is the moment of inertia of the beam. 2). 5 has been substituted. 10) This definition of λ includes effects of the subgrade reaction and the bending stiffness (EI), which is the property of the structure (beam). The dimension of λ is 1/L, and its inverse is the characteristic length of the beam–soil system. If the beam is much stiffer compared to the soil, the characteristic length is large, resulting in greater beam displacement for a significant distance from the point to where the load is applied.

Required: Displacements at points 0–5, verification of boundary conditions, and identification of displacement and moment at the top of the pile. 460 x 150 30 × 106 × 5000 Am = 36 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering Hence, the values of Am from 0–5 are computed as follows: Node Point (m) Depth, x in (cm) Am 1440 (3658) 1152 (2926) 864 (2195) 576 (1463) 288 (732) 0 (0) A0 = 662 A1 = 530 A2 = 397 A3 = 265 A4 = 132 A5 = 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 also C1 = 2 Pt 2 × 50,000 (∆x )3 = ⋅ (288)3 = 16 EI 80 × 106 (5000) To calculate displacements, we need to find Bm and Dm.

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