# Inclined Pullout Capacity of Plate Anchors in Sand

## Authors

• คำน้อย กุนละวง สาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยแห่งชาติลาว
• สุรภาพ แก้วสวัสดิ์วงศ์ ภำควิชำวิศวกรรมโยธำ คณะวิศวกรรมศำสตร์ จุฬำลงกรณ์มหำวิทยำลัย
• บุญชัย อุกฤฏชน ภาควิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์ จุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย

## Keywords:

Plate Anchor, Limit Analysis, Inclined Pullout Capacity

## Abstract

This paper presents a numerical solution of the inclined pullout capacity of plate anchors in sand. The two dimensional plane strain finite element limit analysis was employed to determine the stability of this problem. A plate anchor with a width (B) and an embedded depth (H) is loaded by an inclined force (P) with an angle $\beta$ from the vertical. For finite element limit analysis, the sand is modelled as the volume element with Mohr-Coulomb material in a drained condition where the parameters are unit weight ($\gamma$) and friction angle (). The plate anchor is modelled as the plate element with the elastic material. Parametric studies were performed for three dimensionless variables including embedment ratio (H/B), friction angle (), and load inclination ($\beta$). Results were summarized in the form of the dimensionless inclined pullout capacity (P/$\gamma$HB) as a function of those input variables.

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2018-12-28

## How to Cite

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กุนละวง ค., แก้วสวัสดิ์วงศ์ ส., and อุกฤฏชน บ., “Inclined Pullout Capacity of Plate Anchors in Sand”, Eng. &amp; Technol. Horiz., vol. 35, no. 3-4, pp. 23–30, Dec. 2018.

## Section

Research Articles