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Analytical Model for the End-Bearing Capacity of Tapered Piles Using Cavity Expansion Theory

Table 3

Pile geometry and soil characteristics from different source papers.

Source paperNo.Pile geometrySoil characteristics
Diameter, (m)Length, (m)Soil type (kPa) (°) (G)
(MPa)

BCP (1B)
(1971) [27]
10.24Fine sand6035
(34–36)
20
(60.5)

BCP (5C)
(1971) [27]
20.211Dense sand17037
(36–38)
48
(133.5)

JGS data
(1993) [28]
31.544.5Sand3003525
(71.1)
41.532Sand356(34–36)30
(81)
51.526.5Sand2563530
(81)
61.522.4Sand212(34–36)30
(81)

Yasufuku et al. (2001) [8]70.03Quiou sand10036 — (21.9)
8200— (42)
9400— (47.0)

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