I have simulated a bored pile by using a member, and now I want to simulate the surface friction with a member foundation. Can I also enter this member elastic foundation linearly variable along the height?

Answer

No, this is not possible.

The member elastic foundation is basically constant along the member length.

If you want to enter a member foundation that is variable along the height of the bored pile, you have to divide the bored pile into the individual members and specify different constant foundations on the individual members. Thus, the linear distribution of the foundation can be simulated approximately.

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Member elastic foundation Elastic foundation Linear Variable

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