Top Settlement Analysis of Single Circular Floating Stepped Pile

  • Ravikant S. Sathe
  • Jitendra Kumar Sharma
  • Bharat P. Suneja
Conference paper


The present study represents top settlement analysis of single circular floating regular pile and single circular floating stepped piles by using PLAXIS 3D Foundation. In this total length, the volume of the pile and the properties of surrounding soil and piles are kept constant for both the cases. In single circular floating stepped pile steps are provided by varying the upper and lower portion of pile diameter. The stepped piles are giving best results in the case when the upper portion of pile diameter is kept smaller such as 0.2 m and 0.3 m and lower portion diameter kept larger as 0.53 m and 0.48 m respectively compare to the single circular floating regular pile.


Circular stepped pile Settlement Granular material Floating pile 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravikant S. Sathe
    • 1
  • Jitendra Kumar Sharma
    • 2
  • Bharat P. Suneja
    • 2
  1. 1.SVERI’s College of EngineeringPandharpurIndia
  2. 2.Civil Engineering DepartmentRajasthan Technical UniversityKotaIndia

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