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Unformatted text preview: Settlement, t!. o '/JItimate"Bearlng Capacity (quJ- theAle.aIing§tress a which1here isccatastrophiccmovement, usually a general shear failure • Factors Affecting Mode of BC Failure: o Depth of embedment, 0, o Stiffness or relative density, 0, = ( em~ _-e )X100% sma!! em;., o Geometry of foundation (B/L), shape o Inclination or eccentricity of applied load • BC Failure Modes: q, , , , , , , , \ \ t!. \ \ Loose or I Soft Soil \ Dense or Stiff Soil o Ge.\r/. . l Sl.r"J (.,i j.,,'i" (~ •. ) . abrupt, sudden. Failure surface extends to ground surface (dense sand). o ~ ~:= Surface q, o . occurs slowly, with substantial settlement. Failure surface does not extend to ground surface. Progresses to general shear failure (medium compacted sand, clayey soil) o ~ , , , , , Failure Surface q, q"...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course CEG 4012 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08