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Estimating Bearing Capacity, Blow Counts, and Pile Stresses

GRL Engineers also use the GRLWEAP to perform drivability analyses. Following entry of a soil strength with depth profile, a drivability analysis calculates capacity, blow counts and driving stresses with depth, allowing recommendations on cushion stiffness, hammer stroke and other driving system parameters that optimize blow counts and pile stresses during pile driving. For example, the analysis investigates if the pile can be driven to capacity at depth or if a soft or hard layer causes excessive tension or compression stresses or unacceptable blow counts.

 

 

GRL Engineers also use the GRLWEAP to perform drivability analyses. A drivability analysis calculates recommendations on cushion stiffness, hammer stroke and other driving system parameters that optimize blow counts and pile stresses during pile driving. For example, an estimated blow count as a function of depth through input soil profile, and if a soft or hard layer causes excessive tension or compression stresses or unacceptable blow counts.

The founders of GRL Engineers, Inc., developed GRLWEAP Wave Equation Analysis. GRL Engineers are experts in the use of this software program, allowing them to provide analysis results quickly.

 

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Find out which APPLEs meet your needs, then contact the GRL office that serves your project location to discuss your specific project requirements.

Standard GRL-Cell Details*

GRL-Cell Capacity (tons) Maximum Test Load (tons) Outside Diameter (inches) Maximum Stroke (inches)

*GRL-Cell sizes are subject to change.

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