DEM Analysis of Jacked Open-Ended Pile

  • Nuo DuanEmail author
  • Yi Pik Cheng
  • Jun Wei Liu
  • Feng Yu
Conference paper
Part of the Trends in Mathematics book series (TM)


This paper presents a distinct element method study on the installation effects of rigid driven open-ended piles subjected to force-control. A two-dimensional model of granular assembly is developed using the particle flow code. The model is generated under high gravity to simulate a deep foundation. The soil plugs of three types of open-ended piles were analysed, and the lateral stresses of different depths were shown.


DEM Open-ended pile Soil plug High gravity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nuo Duan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yi Pik Cheng
    • 2
  • Jun Wei Liu
    • 3
  • Feng Yu
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang Sci-Tech UniversityZhejiangP.R. China
  2. 2.Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic EngineeringUniversity College LondonLondonUK
  3. 3.Qingdao University of TechnologyQindaoChina
  4. 4.Institute of Foundation and Structure Technologies, Zhejiang Sci-Tech UniversityZhejiangP.R. China

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