Computer simulation of underground blast response of pile in saturated soil
Jayasinghe, Laddu Bhagya, Thambiratnam, David P., Perera, Nimal, & Jayasooriya, Ruwan (2013) Computer simulation of underground blast response of pile in saturated soil. Computers & Structures, 120, pp. 86-95.
This paper treats the blast response of a pile foundation in saturated sand using explicit nonlinear finite element analysis, considering complex material behavior of soil and soil–pile interaction. Blast wave propagation in the soil is studied and the horizontal deformation of pile and effective stresses in the pile are presented. Results indicate that the upper part of the pile to be vulnerable and the pile response decays with distance from the explosive. The findings of this research provide valuable information on the effects of underground explosions on pile foundation and will guide future development, validation and application of computer models.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Underground explosion, Numerical simulation, Pile foundation, Saturated soil|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Structural Engineering (090506)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Elsevier.|
|Deposited On:||13 May 2013 07:20|
|Last Modified:||11 Oct 2013 09:57|
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