Elasto-Plastic Settlement of Rigid Footingsby Madhira R. Madhav, Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg. Indian Inst. of Tech., Kanpur-208016, India,
R.S. Karmarker, Grad. Student; Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Indian Inst. of Tech., Kanpur-208016 India,
Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 3, Pg. 483-488
Document Type: Journal Paper
A simple method of estimating elasto-plastic settlement of circular or annular centrally loaded footings is presented. The method incorporates the elasto-plastic behavior manifested through the contact pressures reaching yield value over certain regions of the footings. The results agree with those of finite element methods and experiments.
Subject Headings: Footings | Elastoplasticity | Foundation settlement | Contact mechanics | Finite element method | Load factors
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