Group effect in the case of downdrag Conference Paper uri icon


  • A summary of the various techniques available to calculate downdrag forces on pile groups is presented. In light of all these existing techniques, a simplified method is recommended. An example is worked out to compare the results obtained with each method. Experimental data is presented and the results of a numerical simulation are highlighted.

published proceedings

  • Geotechnical Special Publication

author list (cited authors)

  • Briaud, J. L., Jeong, S., & Bush, R.

complete list of authors

  • Briaud, JL||Jeong, S||Bush, R

publication date

  • January 1991