Three dimensional finite element analysis of concrete filled FRP tubular model piles under lateral loads

Hardeo, P., and Karunasena, W. (2006) Three dimensional finite element analysis of concrete filled FRP tubular model piles under lateral loads. In: Proceedings of Developments in Composites: Advanced, Infrastructural, Natural and Nano-composites, pp. 282-287. From: ACUN-5: International Composites Conference, 11-14 July 2006, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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Abstract

An investigation of the lateral load capacity of model concrete filled FRP tubular composite piles was carried out. Model composite piles which formed a basis for the development of a three dimensional finite element model (FEM) using the ABAQUS analysis package were tested in a sand filled chamber at James Cook University. The results from the laboratory model piles and the FEM analysis provide a clear indication of the superiority of the FRP composite pile over its traditional counterpart under lateral load conditions.

Item ID: 4364
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: finite element analysis; model piles; composite piles; lateral loads; glass fibre; composite materials
ISBN: 0-7334-2363-9
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2009 04:36
SEO Codes: 87 CONSTRUCTION > 8702 Construction Design > 870201 Civil Construction Design @ 50%
87 CONSTRUCTION > 8703 Construction Materials Performance and Processes > 870301 Cement and Concrete Materials @ 25%
87 CONSTRUCTION > 8704 Construction Processes > 870401 Civil Construction Processes @ 25%
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