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9.8 A plan calls for a square foundation measuring 3 m x 3 msupported by a layer of sand (see Figure 9.7). Let D, 1.5 m,t 0.25 m, E 16,000 kN/m2, k 400 kN/m2/m,, 0.3, H 20 m, E 15 X 10° kN/m2, and go-150 kN/m2. Calculate the elastic settlement. Use Eq. (9.27).

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subject : Geotechnical Design

Book : PRINCIPLE OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING

9.8 A plan calls for a square foundation measuring 3 m x 3 m
supported by a layer of sand (see Figure 9.7). Let D, 1.5 m,
t 0.25 m, E 16,000 kN/m2, k 400 kN/m2/m,
, 0.3, H 20 m, E 15 X 10° kN/m2, and go-
150 kN/m2. Calculate the elastic settlement. Use Eq. (9.27).
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9.8 A plan calls for a square foundation measuring 3 m x 3 m supported by a layer of sand (see Figure 9.7). Let D, 1.5 m, t 0.25 m, E 16,000 kN/m2, k 400 kN/m2/m, , 0.3, H 20 m, E 15 X 10° kN/m2, and go- 150 kN/m2. Calculate the elastic settlement. Use Eq. (9.27).

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We have for elastic settlement the following equation:

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Following diagram explains the given conditions:

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