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ALPAXL Ver 1.

Axially loaded pile analysis tool

Circular pile

Developed by Hoyoung Seo


Advisor: Prof. Monica Prezzi
Pile geometry Soil properties
Depth to the Young's modulus
Pile diameter Br (m) 0.31830989 Layer i layer Hi (m) of the soil Esi (MPa)
Pile length Lp (m) 20 1 20 4

Young's modulus of
26.5 2 80 4
the pile Ep (GPa)

Soil layers 5

Number of soil layers


1 6
within the pile
Number of soil layers
1 7
below the pile base
8

Load 9

Load at the
170 10
pile head Qt (kN)
Output
Poisson's ratio Head settlement
4.66
of the soil si wt (mm)
Base settlement
0.45 3.73
wb (mm)
Base load
0.45 39
Qb (kN)

r 0.0121603

Original shear modulus

Modified shear modulus

Run 13 iterations
Qt (kN) = 170

Qb (kN) = 39
Original configuration

Deformed configuration

plot scale factor


5

Soil displacement was magnified by 200 times


for a better view.
p ile h e a d se ttle m e n t (m m )

soil displa ce m e nt (m m )
0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35
0
0 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
0 0.5
0.5 1
1
1.5
1.5
2
2
2.5
2.5
3
3
3.5
3.5 At the pile head

4 4
At the pile base
4.5 4.5
5 Axial load (kN) 5 Radial distance from pile axis (m)

3.6 3.8 4 4.2 4.4 4.6 4.8 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180
0 0
Depth (m)
Depth (m)

5 5

10 10

15 15

20 20

25 Pile displacement (mm) 25 Axial load (kN)


15 20 25 30 35

At the pile head

At the pile base

ance from pile axis (m)

80 100 120 140 160 180

xial load (kN)


Layer Hi (m) ki (Pa) ti (N) i (m-1) ai (N/m) Bi (m) Ci (m)
1 20 1.60E+06 3.40E+07 0.027119 5.90E+07 8.915E-04 3.771E-03
2 80 1.60E+06 3.40E+07 0.153306 1.04E+07 0.000E+00 8.000E-02
msi (Nm) nsi (N/m) r
436.6 0.1 0.01216
58.8 2.8 0.01216
If ALPAXLVer 1.0 does not work properly, please check whether the Analysis TookPak add-in is intalled.

The installation procedures of the Analysis ToolPak are as follows:


1. On the Tools menu, click Add-Ins.

2. In the Add-Ins available list, select the Analysis ToolPak box, and then click OK.

3. Restart Microsoft Excel.


k add-in is intalled.