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Dynamic Passive Pressure on Full-Scale Pile Caps
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Backfill Test #1: Densely Compacted Clean Sand
Experiment Type: Field
Description: Tests were done to assess the lateral load response of full-scale pile cap with a backfill condition of densely compacted clean sand. The test site had three basic features: a reaction foundation, a test pile cap, and the backfill soil zone. The pile caps were subjected to static, cyclic and dynamic loadings. The hydraulic load actuators statically loaded (pushed slowly) the pile cap to target displacement levels that were incrementally larger. For each level, the actuators would apply low frequency, small displacement loading cycles to the pile cap, and an eccentric mass shaker would apply higher frequency, small displacement dynamic load cycles.
Dates: May 25, 2007 - May 25, 2007
Facility: Brigham Young University, UT, United States
University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Specimen Type: Testing Layout (view)
Material: Backfill Zone Backfill Zone (view)
Reaction Foundation Reaction Foundation (view)
Piles and Pile Cap Piles and Pile Cap (view)
Sensors: Sensors for Test 03
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Tags (keywords):
  1. backfill
  2. Pile cap
  3. cyclic loading
  4. dynamic loading
  5. static loading
  6. lateral load