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3rd IPA Research Grant Award

Awarded Research Proposals (1 Sep 2010)

Research ThemeAward WinnerOrganization
Evaluation of ground displacements during press-in piling throught non-intrusive physical modelling using transparent soil in conjunction with Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) Dr Jonathan A. Black University of Sheffield
The impact of installation cycles on the long term resistance of piles in sand Dr Kenneth Gavin University College Dublin
Experimental and numerical study on behaviour of pressed-in piles and surrounding soils subjected to cyclic horizontal loading Prof. Tatsunori Matsumoto Kanazawa University
Study on the range of ground conditions suitable for Gyropiling Dr Andrew M McNamara City University, London
Study on the neighboring construction between horizontally buried gas pipe and vertically pressed-in structure Prof. Kojiro Okabayashi Kochi National College of Technology
Squeezing effects of press-in piling on adjacent buildings and underground pipelines in Shanghai soft clays Dr Yong Tan Tongji University
Press-in resistance in multi-layer ground of sand, gravel, and cohesive soils observed in scaled models and numerical analysis Assoc. Prof. Taro Uchimura The University of Tokyo
Numerical simulation of down-stroke/up-stroke press-in procedure of tubular pile Prof. A.F. van Tol Delft University of Technology
An experimental study of effect of loading rate on bearing capacity of pile Mr Koji Watanabe Obayashi Corporation