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Asked Mar 5, 2019

subject : Geotechnical Design

Book : PRINCIPLE OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING

8.7 A9 ft wide and infinitely long flexible strip load of 800 lb/ft
is placed on an elastic medium as shown in Figure P8.7. Find
the vertical stress increase at points A, B, and C located 3 ft
below the surface.
o 800 lb/ft2
6 ft
FIGURE P8.7
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8.7 A9 ft wide and infinitely long flexible strip load of 800 lb/ft is placed on an elastic medium as shown in Figure P8.7. Find the vertical stress increase at points A, B, and C located 3 ft below the surface. o 800 lb/ft2 6 ft FIGURE P8.7

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The vertical stress can be calculated from the following relation

 

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At point A ,

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