Calculate bearing capacity from plate bearing test result

Posted: November 27, 2017

A Plate load test is a field test which is used to determine the bearing capacity and settlement of soil. The calculation of bearing capacity is perfomed using the following steps. Plotting the load settlement curve Assessing the failure point on load settlement curve Calculation of safe bearing capacity Determining settlement of proposed footing Calculation … Continue reading “Calculate bearing capacity from plate bearing test result”

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Plate bearing test procedure

Posted: October 25, 2017

Plate Bearing What is plate bearing? Plate bearing tests are done to locate the most astounding bearing limit of the ground, and it is normally taken out at the establishment level. The tests require an abnormal state and a high cost of hardware, for example, working stages, crane outriggers and pilling rigs. Certain wellbeing measures … Continue reading “Plate bearing test procedure”

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