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Earth Pressure Calulations

Size of Pit (inside)


Length l 25.00
Width b 20.00
Height/Depth h' 3.00
Capcity of Pit/Tank (with 0.15m FB) v 1425000
Materials
Concrete M25 fck 25.00
Reinforcement Fe415 fy 415.00
Angle of internal friction of soil φ 30
Active earth pressure coeffient ka 0.333
Net Safe Bearing Capacity SBC 100.00
Unit weight of soil y 18.00
Unit weight of water y 10.00
Surcharge Load q 10.00

Top of Roof Slab 0.75


F.F.L 0.00
F.G.L 0.00
Top of Raft Slab -2.25
Heigth of filling above F.G.L 0.00
Height of soil aboveRaft Slab 2.25
Thickness of Top Slab (assumed) t1 0.45
Thickness of Side walls (assumed) t2 0.45
Thickness of Bottom Slab (assumed) t3 0.45

Rectangular load due to surcharge q 10.00


Dry Cond.Triangular earth pressure at TOP of RAFT p 13.49
m q
m
m
litres

N/sq.mm
N/sq.mm h'=3.00
l=25.00

kN/sq.m
kN/cu.m
kN/cu.m
kN/sq.m

0.5

m
m
m
m
m

kN/sq.m
kN/sq.m
q p
10.00kN/sq.m 13.49kN/sq.m