Online Short Course
Workshop on Design of Machine Foundations
Monday, May 17, Tuesday, May 18 and Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Instructor: Dr. M. Hesham El Naggar, PhD, P.Eng., FEIC
Geotechnical Research Centre, Faculty of Engineering
Western University, London, Ontario N6A 5B9
Definition of stiffness, damping and inertia, circular shallow foundation, non-circular foundation, embedded footings, impedance functions of a layer on half-space.
Pile applications, mathematical models for pile analysis, stiffness and damping of piles, pile groups, interaction factors, impedance functions of pile groups, pile batter.
Dynamic Response of Machine Foundations
Response of rigid foundations in 1 DOF, effects of vibration, response of rigid foundations in 2 DOF and 6 DOF, response of structures on flexible foundations.
Pump Foundations Workshop
Vertical Pump; Horizontal Pump; Slurry Pump; Pump-Motor-Gear Box System; Multiple Pumps on Same Foundation; Pumps on Flexible Foundation
Computer Workshop – DYNA6.1
Types of foundations, types of soil models, types of load, types of analysis and types of output, practical considerations, computer work on DYNA6.1.