• Shaymaa Alsamia Department of Structures and Water Resources, Faculty of Engineering, University of Kufa, Iraq https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7012-6499
  • Edina Koch Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Széchenyi István University, Hungary https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7623-8814




Pullout force, Pile, Plaxis 3D, FEA, Sandy soil


This study conducted an experimental and numerical investigation to examine the pullout behavior of a single pile in sand soil with a specific density. The soil testing model was constructed to simulate real-world geotechnical applications where the soil is subjected to varying pullout forces. The experimental setup involved measuring vertical displacement corresponding to different values of pullout forces. The results were then compared to numerical results obtained from a PLAXIS 3D model with HS-small. The experimental and numerical results showed good agreement, demonstrating the effectiveness of the numerical model in simulating real-world geotechnical applications. The study provides valuable insights into the pullout behavior of a pile in soil with specific density and can be used to improve the design and construction of geotechnical structures. The difference between experimental results and numerical predictions was in acceptable values.


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How to Cite

Alsamia, Shaymaa, and Edina Koch. “EVALUATION THE BEHAVIOR OF PULLOUT FORCE AND DISPLACEMENT FOR A SINGLE PILE: EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION WITH PLAXIS 3D ”. Kufa Journal of Engineering, vol. 14, no. 2, Apr. 2023, pp. 105-16, doi:10.30572/2018/KJE/140207.