Fuzzy analysis of laterally-loaded pile in layered soil

Pham Hoang Anh

Abstract


A fuzzy finite-element method for analysis of laterally loaded pile in multi-layer soil with uncertain properties is presented. The finite-element formulation is established using a beam-on-two-parameter foundation model. Uncertainty propagation of the soil parameters to the pile response is evaluated by a perturbation technique. This approach requires a few number of classical finite-element equations to be solved and provides reasonable results. A comparison with vertex method is made in a numerical example.

Keywords


Fuzzy finite element analysis; laterally-loaded pile; multi-layered soil

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