The paper discusses a technique to determine the deformations of a periodically layered half space subjected to a uniform circular applied pressure. Consideration is given to the center settlement, edge settlement and horizontal displacement at the edge. Results are presented for a wide range of geometries and soil conditions. The validity of two approximate approaches which represent the deposit as a single homogeneous layer are then evaluated. It is shown that simple approaches will suffice for a wide range of conditions, and parametric solutions are provided for certain situations where simple approaches are not appropriate.

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 217-230
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  • Accession Number: 00387010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 30 1984 12:00AM