Bearing Capacity of Foundations

by A. Balla,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 5, Pg. 13-36


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Theory developed indicating that sliding surface is composed of plane and circular cylinders that intersect symmetrical axis of foundation and ground level at angle adequate to demands of statics; distribution of stresses acting on sliding surface is determined from Koetter equation; method is shown to be in good conformity with Muhs' results obtained from tests conducted in place; use of method for granular soils and soils that have little cohesion.

Subject Headings: Landslides | Granular soils | Stress distribution | Cohesive soils | Soil stress | Cylinders | Symmetry | Statics (mechanics)

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