Geotechnical and Geological Engineering

, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 2189–2215 | Cite as

Numerical Analysis of Pile–Soil–Pile Interaction in Pile Groups with Batter Piles

  • Hasan Ghasemzadeh
  • Mohsen Tarzaban
  • Mohammad Mahdi HajitaherihaEmail author
Original paper


Battered piles are usually used to counteract lateral forces in a pile group. As there is little spacing between piles, they are affected by one another, and there is interaction between them. In this study, pilesoilpile interaction in a group of battered piles was numerically simulated using finite element analysis. Double and frictional pile groups under static lateral and axial loadings were analyzed separately. The effects of batter angle, slenderness ratio, spacing between piles, pile–soil stiffness ratio, and soil plasticity on interaction factors were computed and presented in curves.


Pilesoilpile interaction Battered pile group Axial and lateral loading Numerical analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hasan Ghasemzadeh
    • 2
  • Mohsen Tarzaban
    • 2
  • Mohammad Mahdi Hajitaheriha
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringImam Khomeini International UniversityQazvinIran
  2. 2.Civil Engineering DepartmentK.N. Toosi University of TechnologyTehranIran

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