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56_CEG 4012 Notes Fall 2011 CEG 4012 Notes Fall 2011

56_CEG 4012 Notes Fall 2011 CEG 4012 Notes Fall 2011 -...

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pas4 3. Allowable Settlement Of Structures a Soil subjected to a load will settle. The settlement mayor may not be harmful to the structure. All structures will settle. Anticipate and design for settlement. a For foundations on soils that settle slowly, i.e. saturated clays, design for: J((,J IO(\d f S .... t)l\i"Ld loft I~",J a For foundations on soils that settle rapidly, i.e. partially saturated clays, silts and organic soils, design for: , J r.' I . 1 t... I,~d ' """"0'; I,., (. "I I \ dC'r- i"~rI I S.·f "rc, I ( '" "c ('" ) a Uniform Settlement If all parts of the structure settle the same the amount, the structure will not be
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Unformatted text preview: damaged. For example, the Palacio de Bellas Artes has settled 12 It since 1909. But may cause non-uniform settlement in adjacent structures. Other possible problems are appearance, access, drainage ponding, damage to utility service. r T----.. , '''''(F~' f ~-~---' t 1 Limiting Maximum Factors Settlement Drainage 6 to 12 inches Access 12 to 24 inches Likely nonuniform settlement: Masonry-walled 1 to 2 inches structure Framed Structures 2 to 4 inches Smokestacks, Silos, 3 to 12 inches and Mats from Sowers (1962)...
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