Flexible Surfaces on Viscoelastic Subgrades

by B.C. Hoskin,
E.H. Lee,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 11-30

Document Type: Journal Paper


Analysis of stress and deformation of subgrade strengthened by flexible surface plate subjected to load distribution; application of linear viscoelastic theory; particular examples for constant loads suddenly applied and maintained; pertinence to design of column footings and airport pavements.

Subject Headings: Load distribution | Viscoelasticity | Subgrades | Stress analysis | Linear analysis | Pavement design | Airport and airfield pavements | Deformation (mechanics)

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