By Mohamed Abdallah El-Reedy Ph.D
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In design phase, care should be taken to distribute the load to the piles equally by joining the center of gravity of the column with the center of gravity of the pile cap. 59 Sketch for pile cap. To ensure transfer of the load from the column to the pile, the steel reinforcement should extend inside the pile cap at least 600 mm to guarantee transference of the load through the bond between the concrete and steel. The pile caps will be designed as a rigid foundation and the piles carry equal loads from the column load so the pile cap thickness should resist the punching stresses and the tension at top and bottom.
They should be adequately reinforced to withstand driving and handling stresses. Long precast piles should be driven with careful guides to prevent their buckling during driving in the part of the pile in the driving rig. To overcome the driving stresses the lateral steel reinforcements should be closely spaced at the top and bottom of the pile to resist the stress wave concentration at the ends. 0 m), the pile is usually lifted from one end and treated as a simple beam carrying its own weight.
Rapid advances of probabilistic modeling of live loads in recent years can be attributed to a growing awareness of the designer’s uncertainty about the loads acting on a structure and the acceptance of a probabilistic assessment of these loads. The total live load is composed of two parts, which are the sustained load and the extraordinary load. The summation of these two types of load is presented to obtain the probabilistic model of the total live load on a residential building along the lifetime of the structure.