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Tag: Bearing Capacity terms Terms of Ultimate Bearing Capacity

It will be useful to define, at this stage, some of the terms relating to bearing capacity of foundations (refer to Fig. 12.3). (a) Total Overburden Pressure q0 qo is the intensity of total overburden pressure due to the weight of both soil and water at the base level of the foundation. (b) Effective Overburden Pressure q’0 q’0 is the effective overburden

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