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Rabie, 3a. a2 3s 36 For the following cases, determine the allowable gross vertical load-bearing. capacity of the foundation. Use Terzaghi’s equation and assume general shear failure in soil. Use FS = 4, pt 8 we y Foundation ype a 3h 3 28 4001b/M® —1101b/fe Continuous bo ism 12m 3s" 0 17BEN/m? Continuous © 3m 2m 0 165kN/mm? Square ‘A square column foundation has to carry a gross allowable load of 1805 kN (ES = 3). Given: D, = 15m, 7 = 15.9 kN/m}, ’ = 34°, and c' = 0. Use ‘Terzaghi’s equation to determine the size of the foundation (B). Assume gen- ral shear failure, “The applied load on a shallow square foundation makes an angle of 15° wi the vertical. Given: B = 5.5 ft, D, = 4ft, y = 107Ib/ft, #° = 25°, and c’ 350 Ib/ft?. Use FS = 4 and determine the gross allowable load. Use Eq. = ON FFF + NeEFealy + FYBNP Fa ex) ‘A column foundation (Figure P3.5) is 3m x 2m in plan. Given: D)= 2m, 9” = 25%, ¢' = SOKN/m?. Using Eq. (323) and FS = 4, determine the net allowable load (see Eq. (.15)] the foundation could carry. Use bearing capac- ity, shape, and depth factors given in Section 3.6. pears Bin x2m | eo BAAN? : AES ; 3 11)/28)|)|/20| [ae 3 |) fsss])| 322) | se e | he ||| as) | \$ a3 So i gs Se Bt Be B 180s 866 8D 995 SSL IAS. BOER IS i 2 mg Bs Ss Fora square foundation thatis B x B in plan, D, = 3 ft; vertical gross allowable oud, Quy = 150,000 Ib: y = 115 lb/ft: # = 40°; c' = 0; and FS = 3. Deter~ mine the size of the foundation. Use Eq. (3.23) and bearing capacity, shape, ‘and depth factors given in Section 3.6,