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Settlement Analysis

Settlement Analysis

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Army Corps of Engineers Manual
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CECW-EGEngineer Manual1110-1-1904
Department of the Army
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Washington, DC 20314-1000
EM 1110-1-190430 September 1990Engineering and DesignSETTLEMENT ANALYSIS
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DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY EM 1110-1-1904U.S. Army Corps of EngineersCEMP-ES Washington, DC 20314-1000Engineer ManualNo. 1110-1-1904 30 September 1990Engineering and DesignSETTLEMENT ANALYSIS1. Purpose. The purpose of this manual is to provide guide-lines for calculations of vertical displacements and settlementof soil under shallow foundations supporting various types ofstructures and under embankments.2. Applicability. This manual applies to all USACE Commands.3. General. This manual is intended as a guide for determiningpotential settlement and is not intended to replace the judgmentof the design engineer on a particular project.FOR THE COMMANDER:ROBERT L. HERNDONColonel, Corps of EngineersChief of Staff
 
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY EM 1110-1-1904U.S. Army Corps of EngineersCEMP-ES Washington, DC 20314-1000Engineer ManualNo. 1110-1-1904 30 September 1990Engineering and DesignSETTLEMENT ANALYSISTable of ContentsSubject Paragraph PageCHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTIONPurpose and Scope . . . . . . . . . . . 1-1 1-1Applicability . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 1-2References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 1-2Rescission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 1-2General Considerations and Definitions . 1-5 1-2CHAPTER 2. LIMITATIONS OF SETTLEMENTGeneral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1 2-1Total Settlement . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 2-1Differential Settlement . . . . . . . . 2-3 2-2CHAPTER 3. EVALUATION OF SETTLEMENT FOR STATIC LOADSGeneral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-1 3-1Components of Settlement . . . . . . . . 3-2 3-1Section I. Immediate Settlement of Cohesionless Soilfor Static LoadsDescription of Methods . . . . . . . . . 3-3 3-2Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 3-12Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 3-13Section II. Immediate Settlement of Cohesive Soil forStatic LoadsGeneral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6 3-16Rebound in Excavations . . . . . . . . . 3-7 3-16Immediate Settlement in Cohesive Soil . 3-8 3-17Recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-9 3-22Application . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-10 3-25Section III. Primary Consolidation SettlementDescription . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-11 3-26Ultimate 1-D Consolidation . . . . . . . 3-12 3-28Time Rate of Settlement . . . . . . . . 3-13 3-36Example Application of PrimaryConsolidation . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-14 3-47Accuracy of Settlement Predictions . . . 3-15 3-48Computer Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . 3-16 3-51i

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