Finite Layer Analysis of Nonhomogeneous Soils

by R. Kerry Rowe, Asst. Prof.; Faculty of Engrg., Sci., Univ. of Western Ontario, London, Canada N6A 589,
John R. Bocker, Reader; Univ. of Sydney, Sydney, Australia,

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1982, Vol. 108, Issue 1, Pg. 115-132

Document Type: Journal Paper


A finite layer approach capable of analyzing both layered and continuously varying elastic soil profiles is presented. The technique is shown to be accurate and efficient. It is then used to analyze the behaviour of footings on a soil with a homogeneous crust underlain by a deposit whose modulus increases linearly with depth.

Subject Headings: Soil analysis | Homogeneity | Soil modulus | Layered soils | Elastic analysis | Footings | Linear analysis

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