Parameter Optimization Design of Soil Nail Supporting to Deep Foundation Pits
In order to reduce the cost of soil nail supporting to deep foundation pits and ensure safety as well as stability, a model is established to optimize the design parameters for soil nail wall. This paper is concerned with the analysis of soil nail channel number, diameter, length, horizontal spacing, vertical spacing and dip angle. For parameter optimization design of soil nail wall is a complex problem, the traditional method is easy to fall into local optima. The genetic algorithm is a global optimization method. To some extent it has the drawback of appearing premature convergence and oscillation so as to slow iterative process. Therefore, a forward and backward search algorithm is proposed, which is combined with genetic algorithm. Furthermore some improvement measures are put forward by means of improved hybrid genetic algorithm. As a result engineering studies arrive at an optimum design. It shows that the optimized design results of IHGA not only ensure the stability of foundation, but greatly reduce the cost of engineering materials.
Yong Huang, Tai Bao and Hong Wang
W. Xu and J. S. Feng, "Parameter Optimization Design of Soil Nail Supporting to Deep Foundation Pits", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 671-674, pp. 235-239, 2013