Model Tests for Bearing Capacity of Vertically Reinforced Foundations in Sandby Vijay K. Puri, Southern Illinois Univ at Carbondale, United States,
Braja M. Das, Southern Illinois Univ at Carbondale, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Abstract: Laboratory model test results for the bearing capacity of strip foundation supported by a sand layer with semi-flexible vertical rod reinforcements have been presented. All test results reported are for surface foundation condition. The effects of various parameters of the reinforcements have been discussed in terms of nondimensional parameters-bearing capacity ratio and settlement ratio.
Subject Headings: Soil stabilization | Model tests | Shallow foundations | Load bearing capacity | Parameters (statistics) | Layered soils
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