FOUNDATION ENGINEERING I (Formula sheet

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where ̅ ̅ (Terzaghi) (Scour depth) (General)

(Meyerhoff, 1963) (Hansen, 1970) (Vesic, 1973) Shape Factors

Depth Factors

1.0

1.0

3 1.0 Case C 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.4 (Punching shear failure) * + (Punching shear failure) ******************************************************************* Bearing Capacity from SPT Meyerhoff method modified by Bowles SI units SI units FPS units FPS units For B For B For B < 4 ft For B > 4 ft and for B for B where ⁄ .6 1.4 1.0 1.2 1.25 1.2 1.Inclination Factors Property tan ’ * Eurocode 7 (Material properties) Case A Case B 1.

B in m.28 = 5+0. q in kpa ⁄ . ⁄ Schmertmann ⁄ For cohesion less soils Strip Square For cohesive soils Strip Square = 28. D (Parry (1977) Relation for cohesion less soils only) Bearing Capacity using CPT Meyerhoff ( ⁄ ) .5 in kg/cm2 or tons/ft2 = 48.Teng (1962) Relations SI units Strip Square FPS units N>3 in kpa. ⁄ ⁄ ⁄ ( ⁄ ) For B For B For any B Approx.0.009(300.)1.0. B in m s in mm.0052(300.)1.5 in kg/cm2 or tons/ft2 = 2+0.34 in kg/cm2 or tons/ft2 in kg/cm2 or tons/ft2 .

Bearing capacity using Vane shear test (VST) = ( ⁄ )( ⁄ ) where ⁄ Bearing capacity from Plate load test ⁄ Settlement of prototype footing (Terzaghi and Peck) ⁄ 2 ⁄ For clays For sands For clays For sands Bearing capacity using Menard Pressuremeter (Contact Pressure) Modulus of deformation/subgrade reaction ⁄ clays sands ******************************************************************* Janbu. Bjerrum and Kjaernsli (1956) method ( ) ⁄ ⁄ (Boussinesq (1885) method) .

Combined footings (Trapezoid) ( ) ⁄ Strap footings Rafts (on clays) For floating rafts =0 Rafts (on sands) [ GWT correction OB pressure = ] .

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