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Tag: Grain Elevator Case History of Failure of the Transcona Grain Elevator

One of the best known foundation failures occurred in October 1913 at North Transcona, Manitoba, Canada. It was ascertained later on that the failure occurred when the foundation pressure at the base was about equal to the calculated ultimate bearing capacity of an underlaying layer of plastic clay (Peck and Byrant,1953), and was essentially a shearing failure. The construction of the silo

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