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FRICTION & EMBEDMENT CALCULATION

Thi s spreadsheet cal cul ate l ateral frci ti on coeffi ci ent based on Safebuck JIP Equati ons
Case : Operati on
Pipe Outer Diameter
D 168.3mm :=
Reference Diameter
(Safebuck B6.3.2)
Dref 508mm :=
Soil Submerged Weight 7 kN m
3
:=
Submerged weight of Pipe Ws 111.8N m
1
:=
Embedment Z 0.037 D
Ws
D
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Z 4.25mm =
Pipe Cross Sectional Area Ap

4
D
2
:=
Ap 0.022m
2
=
LATERAL FRICTION FACTOR
Safebuck Lateral Residual Friction Factor
lat_res_med 0.71
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Ap
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0.12

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0.18
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lat_res_med 0.832 =
Lower Bound
lat_res_lower 0.05 0.7lat_res_med + :=
lat_res_lower 0.633 =
Upper Bound
lat_res_upper 0.18 1.15 lat_res_med + :=
lat_res_upper 1.137 =