Initial Excess Pore Pressure in Soils

by Panchanatham N. Sundaram, (M.ASCE),

Serial Information: Journal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, 1980, Vol. 106, Issue 4, Pg. 465-469

Document Type: Journal Paper


The purpose of this note is to present a Newmark type of influence chart to estimate the instantaneous excess pore pressure in deep, homogeneous soils due to surface vertical loads of any arbitrary but finite shape.

Subject Headings: Pore pressure | Soil pressure | Vertical loads | Homogeneity | Load factors | Arbitration

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