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Bearing capacity problem example 3

If the water table in Ex. 1 rises to the ground level, determine the net safe bearing pressure of the footing. All the other data given in Ex. 12.1 remain the same. Assume the saturated unit weight of the soil ysat= 18.5 kN/m3.
Solution
When the WT is at ground level we have to use the submerged unit weight of the soil.
Bearing capacity problem example 3 solution