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By N.E. Simons and B.K. Menzies (Auth.)

Even though there at the moment are a great number of computing device programmes for fixing all types of starting place layout difficulties, the necessity to cost those outputs by means of 'hand-calculation' has turn into extremely important. This ebook concentrates on getting the basics correct after which utilizing them in useful applications.

The ebook is illustrated with quite a few labored examples and with quick-reference tables and charts

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8°, what is the load factor for the design loading of 2105 kN/m2? 5X20X(63 - 1) + 1 / 2 X2. 12 2350' Y«20kN/m2 φ'-42° 1-5m 2Qn\ Fig. 4 o I %β Bearing capacity factor, Nc, for undrained analysis, after Skempton (1951) Underlying softer material Fig. 5 Spread of load onto underlying layer This example is somewhat artificial but has been chosen to illustrate two main points: • For most footings on granular materials, the bearing pressure is extremely high in terms of bearing capacity, so that the allowed bearing pressure in a practical problem is determined by consideration of settlement; rather than strength.

If no corrections are made for water content and time to failure, this ratio would be 310%; • The 305 mm X 610 mm triaxial specimens show a strength 21% higher than that indicated by the slip analysis. 1; • The 610 mm X 610 mm in situ shear box tests give a strength 16% higher than that from slip analysis. 28 Bearing in mind the approximate nature of the corrections made for water content and time to failure, and the possibility that slight restraint imposed by the shear box may have resulted in a higher measured strength, reasonable agreement between the in situ shear box tests and the slip analysis is indicated.

E. 7 0 . 5 \ / 0 . 022 m. 2 1 *-1 fcO-5 \ *-0 unit area υ ο-ι 0 I 03 0-2 04 0-5 h 1 ν=0'5 ? ^Α 3 i-'"-iffi/unit area £- I 4 \ 5 \ 1 6 7 1 8 Q *'5 ί *«2 Λτ-ΙΟ \ *·Ι \ 1 ΑΓ-0-5 \ \ k-p Fig. 3. # Influence coefficients for immediate settlement of the corner of a flexible uniformly loaded rectangle on the surface of a saturated clay with Youngs modulus increasing linearly with depth, after Butler (19 75);(a) length to breadth ratio L/B = l;(b) length to breadth ratio L/B = 2; (c) length to breadth ratio L/B = 5 This result tends to confirm the rough guide relating the relative settlements given by the expression 0 u y {flexible, average) ~ ~ L 1 ° (flexible, maximum) d (rigid) Davis and Poulos (1968) give the following expressions effectively relating rigid footing settlements to flexible footing settlements.

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