ON THE LOAD TEST IN CLAY SOILS

THIS PAPER PRESENTS THE RESULTS OF LOAD PLATE TESTS CARRIED OUT ON A MARINE CLAY LAYER TO INVESTIGATE THE DISTRIBUTION CHANGE OF CONTACT PRESSURE BENEATH THE LOAD PLATE. IT ALSO STUDIES THE SIZE EFFECT AND CLARIFYS THE ESTIMATION OF SETTLEMENT OF LARGE FOUNDATIONS FROM THE LOAD TESTS ON A SMALL PLATE. FOR THIS PURPOSE THE LOAD TESTS WERE PERFORMED ON THE PLATES WITH DIFFERENT DIAMETERS OF 0.18, 0.3, 1.0 AND 2.0M. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Asian Regional Conf on Soil Mech & Fdn Eng, 4th

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    Fourth Asian Regional Conf Proc

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  • Authors:
    • Takenaka, J
    • Nishigaki, Y
    • Yanagi, D
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 3&5-10
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00237136
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1973 12:00AM