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Tag: Types of Failure Soil Types of Failure in Soil

Experimental investigations have indicated that foundations on dense sand with relative density greater than 70 percent fail suddenly with pronounced peak resistance when the settlement reaches about 7 percent of the foundation width. The failure is accompanied by the appearance of failure surfaces and by considerable bulging of a sheared mass of sand as shown in Fig. 12.4(a). This type

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