Contact Pressure of A Rigid Circular Foundation

by Michael M. K. Ho,
R. Lopes,


Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1969, Vol. 95, Issue 3, Pg. 791-802


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: A study of the distribution of contact stresses on a foundation-soil interface is presented based on experimental results from a rigid circular footing with smooth base and sides. The effects of magnitude of applied force, repeated loading and embedment are considered with the view of comparing the existing theories.

Subject Headings: Stress distribution | Contact mechanics | Stress analysis | Footings | Repeated loads | Load factors | Embedment

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