Fuzzy analysis of laterally-loaded pile in layered soil

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  • Pham Hoang Anh National University of Civil Engineering

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7136/36/3/3739

Keywords:

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

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.

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Author Biography

Pham Hoang Anh, National University of Civil Engineering

2001: Master of Engineering (Structural Engineering), AIT, Thailand

2007: Doctor of Engineering, Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany

2002-2009: Lecturer, Department of Structural Mechanics, National University of Civil Engineering

2009-2011: Vice head, Department of Structural Mechanics, National University of Civil Engineering

2011-2013: Deputy director, Project Execution Board, Thai Binh II thermal power plant

2013-current: Lecturer, Department of Structural Mechanics, National University of Civil Engineering

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Published

22-08-2014

How to Cite

Anh, P. H. (2014). Fuzzy analysis of laterally-loaded pile in layered soil. Vietnam Journal of Mechanics, 36(3), 173–183. https://doi.org/10.15625/0866-7136/36/3/3739

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