Analysis of Strip Pile Footing Behavior Caused by Sinkhole Formation

  • N. Z. Gotman
  • D. A. Davletyarov

The paper presents the results of investigation of pile strip footing behavior over a karst sinkhole. Analytical decisions based on the adapted contact model of pile-subsoil interaction were obtained to evaluate the pile stiffness coefficient and maximal loads acting on the piles.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Z. Gotman
    • 1
  • D. A. Davletyarov
    • 2
  1. 1.Perm State UniversityPermRussia
  2. 2.LLC PodzemproektMoscowRussia

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