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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