Unformatted text preview: more than 25 mm. determine an allowable bearing pressure value for a 2 m square foundation founded at a depth of 2 m. 3. A plate load test using a plate size of 30 x 30 cm was carried out at the level of a prototype foundation. The soil at the site was cohesion less with the water table at great depth. The plate settled by 10 mm at a load intensity of 160kN/m 2 . Determine the settlement of a square footing of size 2 x 2 m under the same load intensity. Depth (m) N 0.75 8 1.55 7 2.30 9 3.00 13 3.70 12 4.45 16 5.20 20...
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course ENGG CIVL243 taught by Professor Zheeenling during the Spring '09 term at DeAnza College.
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