Bearing Capacity of Soils

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-997-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-997-X (ISBN-10), 1994, Soft Cover, Pg. 145
28 cm., Technical Engineering and Design Guides as Adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 7

Document Type: Book

Abstract: The first chapter presents definitions, failure modes, and factors that influence bearing capacity. The next chapter discusses nonload related design considerations such as frost action and soil erosion. Chapter 3 explores laboratory and in situ methods of determining soil parameters required. The last two chapters present an analysis of the bearing capacity of shallow foundations and deep foundations, respectively.

Subject Headings: Shallow foundations | Load bearing capacity | Deep foundations | Federal government | Field tests | Storage tanks | Embankment dams | Drilled shafts


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