DESIGNING WALLS TO WITHSTAND CONCENTRATION LOADS ON BACKFILL

TWO NOMOGRAPHS ARE GIVEN FOR QUICKLY COMPUTING HORIZONTAL PRESSURE ON THE WALL AND VERTICAL PRESSURE ON TOP OF THE HEEL SLAT OF A BACKFILLED WALL. THE GENERAL EQUATIONS FOR UNIT HORIZONTAL PRESSURE AND FOR VERTICAL PRESSURE ON TOP OF THE HEEL SLAB ARE PRESENTED AS MODIFICATIONS OF R. D. MINDLIN'S EQUATIONS THAT WERE BASED ON BOUSSINESQ'S THEORY ON ELASTIC FOUNDATIONS.

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 80-1
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  • Accession Number: 00233399
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 9 1973 12:00AM