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Tag: Terzaghi Bearing capacity problem example 2

If the soil in Ex. 1 fails by local shear failure, determine the net safe bearing pressure. All the other data given in  Ex. 1 remain the same. Solution For local shear failure:

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Tag: Terzaghi Bearing capacity problem example 1

A strip footing of width 3 m is founded at a depth of 2 m below the ground surface in a (c – 0) soil having a cohesion c = 30 kN/m2 and angle of shearing resistance 0 = 35°. The water table is at a depth of 5 m below ground level. The moist weight of soil above the

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