Numerical Analysis of Rigid Inclusion Behavior under Lateral Loads

A numerical study using the finite element method was performed with the purpose of examining the lateral load response of rigid inclusion-supported footings. The lateral load behavior of rigid inclusion-supported footings is currently poorly understood. Uncertainty exists in regards to the performance of these systems under lateral loading. The results of the numerical study confirm earlier findings that show that the load transfer platform, a bridging granular mattress and one of the main components of a rigid inclusion-supported footing system, plays an important role in determining the capacity and response of such systems to lateral loading.


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  • Media Type: Web
  • Monograph Title: Geotechnical Frontiers 2017: Transportation Facilities, Structures, and Site Investigation

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  • Accession Number: 01686924
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780784480441
  • Files: TRIS, ASCE
  • Created Date: Nov 26 2018 4:55PM