3107F.2.6.3 Plastic Hinge Length
The plastic hinge length, Lp (above ground), for steel piles may be computed from Table 31F-7-6 for pile-to-deck connections.
When the plastic hinge forms in-ground, the plastic hinge length may be determined using Equation (7-21) [7.5]:
D = pile diameter
|CONNECTION TYPE||Lp AT DECK (in.)|