ECIV 330 Soil Mechanics Chapter9 Foundation Design

ECIV 330 Soil Mechanics Chapter9 Foundation Design - ECIV...

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Unformatted text preview: ECIV 330 Soil Mechanics Prof. Bill X. Yu Spring, 2008 Spring 2008 ECIV 330, Soil Mechanics, Bill X. Yu, Ph.D., P.E. Chapter IX Foundation Requirements Common types of foundations Terzaghis bearing capacity equation of shallow foundation Allowable bearing capacity, foundation size selection Spring 2008 ECIV 330, Soil Mechanics, Bill X. Yu, Ph.D., P.E. 9.1 Introduction Types of foundation Spread footing Mat Pile Drilled shaft Shallow foundation versus Deep foundation D/B < or > 4 Spring 2008 ECIV 330, Soil Mechanics, Bill X. Yu, Ph.D., P.E. Settlement within limits Otherwise: crack, extensive settlement to the extent of influencing operation Shear failure not occur Otherwise: collapse Requirements of Foundation Design Spring 2008 ECIV 330, Soil Mechanics, Bill X. Yu, Ph.D., P.E. Mode of Failure Local shear failure versus general shear failure Density sand (general) Loose or medium sand (local) 9.2 Bearing capacity of shallow foundation Spring 2008...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2009 for the course ECIV 330 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '08 term at Case Western.

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ECIV 330 Soil Mechanics Chapter9 Foundation Design - ECIV...

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