Midas GTS NX: Suction Pile under Lateral Loading in 3D

Soil Structure Interaction , Seepage , Pile , Construction stage analysis , midas GTS NX .

A super quick read.

Author: MIDASoft

Publish Date: 27 Dec, 2021



Suction piles


The suction piles, commonly used as part of deep marine foundations, are fixed to the bottom of the sea by the suction created after pumping out the water from inside the pile. This tutorial will cover the modeling and analysis of a suction pile under different conditions of lateral loads in 3D. The training will focus on a steel pile fixed in undrained clay under various lateral loads caused by an anchor chain. In conclusion, we will show a direct comparison of results, as well as key differences, with an example created in Plaxis.



Midas GTS NX vs Plaxis


Key Points

Modeling of embedded geometries in 3D
Using interface elements
Shell-like structural elements
Non-drained soil condition
Construction stages
Comparison of results and modeling with Plaxis



Presentation Slides









Speaker :  Angel Francisco Martinez

Category : Geotechnical

Software : midas GTS NX

Date : 2017-03-09



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