Pile Length Estimator 📍

Automatically generate an estimate for pile length.

The analysis is in accordance with Eurocode 7 and the effective stress approach.
Your Piled Foundation Profile
1. Modify the soil parameters
2. Control piling properties
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Pile type:
Pile Diameter m
Enter a number between 0 & 4.
Permanent load kN
Enter a number between 0 and 8000.
Variable load kN
Enter a number between 0 and 8000.
Predict building loading
No. of floors
Enter a number between 0 & 70.
Spacing of piles m
Enter a number between 0 & 4.

Results Summary

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Analysis result:
Minimum pile length:
Terminating strata:
Pile analysis considers EC7 Design Approach 1 + Combination 1 and Design Approach 2.
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Design Approach 1 + Combination 1

The following table summarises the available skin friction and base resistance of each soil strata in order to calculate total pile resistance
Loadcase summary table
Note that this algorithm rounds up to the nearest 1m pile depth.
Design force kN
Total resistance (kN)
kN
Total skin friction (kN)
kN
Base resistance (kN)
kN
Terminating strata
Min. Pile length required

Design Approach 2

The following table summarises the available skin friction and base resistance of each soil strata in order to calculate total pile resistance
Loadcase summary table
Note that this algorithm rounds up to the nearest 1m pile depth.
Design force kN
Total resistance (kN) kN
Total skin friction (kN) kN
Base resistance (kN) kN
Terminating strata
Min. Pile length required

How does this analysis work?

Calculation validation

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