PREDICTION OF SETTLEMENTS OF STRUCTURES ON GRANULAR SOILS

A LECTURE GIVEN IN FOUNDATION ENGINEERING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SURREY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING IN JULY 1970 IS SUMMARIZED. VARIOUS METHODS OF PREDICTING THE SETTLEMENT OF STRUCTURES FOUNDED ON GRANULAR SOILS, ARE DESCRIBED BASED ON FIELD MEASUREMENTS (THE PLATE LOADING TEST, THE STANDARD PENETRATION TEST, AND THE DUTCH CONE TEST) AND LABORATORY TESTS (THE OEDOMETER TEST AND THE STRESS PATH IN TRIAXIAL TEST); THE ACCURACY OF SUCH PREDICTIONS IS DISCUSSED. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Ground Engineering

    7 Ongar Road
    Brentwood CM15 9AU,   England 
  • Authors:
    • SIMONS, N E
  • Publication Date: 1972-1

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  • Accession Number: 00236941
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1973 12:00AM