ALP
Category Piles (lateral loading and groups)
Publisher  Oasys Limited 
Platform DOS, Win95/98, WinNT
Status Commercial
Description ALP analyses the soil-structure interaction of a laterally loaded pile. The program represents the pile as a series of elastic beam elements and the soil as a series of independent springs. Maximum earth pressure coefficients may be specified to model soil shear failure. Alternatively non-linear soil behaviour can be modelled as p-y curves which are generated or specified. The program calculates deflection down the pile together with bending moments and shear forces within the pile. Key features include: soil properties can vary with depth; water pressures may be either hydrostatic or piezometric; lateral loads or bending moments can be applied at any location down the pile; partial or full, lateral or bending moment restraint can be placed at any depth down the pile; the top of the pile can be above ground level; uniformly distributed surcharges can be placed at any depth; displacements can be imposed in the body of soil surrounding the pile. Also available as part of the Oasys Geo suite.
Cost GB Pounds 850
Data formats supported None stated
Supplier in Hong Kong  Whole Win (Group) Ltd 
Supplier in Ireland  ENCAD Systems Limited 
Supplier in Singapore  Civil & Structural Computing (Asia) PTE Limited 
Supplier in United Kingdom  Integer 
Supplier in United Kingdom  Oasys Limited 
Supplier in United States of America  GEMSoft 

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