BEARING CAPACITY OF RECTANGULAR FOOTINGS ON GEOGRID-REINFORCED SAND. DISCUSSION

A discussion of a paper with the aforementioned title by Yetimoglu, Wu, and Saglamer, published in this journal (Volume 120, Number 12, December 1994), is presented. Discussers Fakher and Jones raise questions about possible boundary effects in the tests the authors conducted on bearing capacity of rectangular footings on geogrid-reinforced sand. Fakher and Jones also comment on the influence of scale effect and the application of the results to practice. No closure is offered by the authors.

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  • English

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  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 326-327
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  • Accession Number: 00720430
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 16 1996 12:00AM