In today’s market, it is imperative to be knowledgeable and have an edge over the competition. ACI members have it…they are engaged, informed, and stay up to date by taking advantage of benefits that ACI membership provides them.
Read more about membership
Become an ACI Member
Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, the American Concrete Institute is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development, dissemination, and adoption of its consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials, who share a commitment to pursuing the best use of concrete.
ACI World Headquarters
38800 Country Club Dr.
Farmington Hills, MI
ACI Middle East Regional Office
Second Floor, Office # 02.01/07
The Offices 02 Building, One Central
Dubai World Trade Center Complex
Phone: +971.4.516.3208 & 3209
Feedback via Email
Home > Publications > International Concrete Abstracts Portal
The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Influence of column cross section and compression load eccentric in structural behavior of two pile caps
Author(s): Rodrigo Gustavo Delalibera, José Samuel Giongo
Appears on pages(s): 306-315
Keywords: foundations, pile caps, experimental analysis.
Abstract:To design of the pile caps are utilized the strut and tie model and bending theory. The Model Blévot and Frémy  is one of the models used to design of pile-caps. Another method for the design of is Model Beam that used bending theory. In the model of French researchers to cross section of the column is proportional to the cross section of strut near the column. To check the influence of the cross section of the column in the structural behavior of the pile caps, experimental tests of the two pile caps were realized, varying the dimensions of the column and the high of the pile caps. Comparative analysis of experimental results with the results found by the Model Blévot and Frémy  was realized. Observed that the increase of the cross section of the column conferred the pile caps increase capacity portent.
Brazilian Institute of concrete, International Partner Access.
View Resource »
Please enter this 5 digit unlock code on the web page.