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subject : Geotechnical Design

Book : PRINCIPLE OF FOUNDATION ENGINEERING

A 2.0 m X 4.0 m flexible loaded area shown in Figure P9.6
applies a uniform pressure of 150 kN/m2 to the underlying
silty sand. Estimate the elastic settlement below the center
of the foundation.
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A 2.0 m X 4.0 m flexible loaded area shown in Figure P9.6 applies a uniform pressure of 150 kN/m2 to the underlying silty sand. Estimate the elastic settlement below the center of the foundation. 9.6

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We are given the following data

 

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Step 2

Elastic settlement can be calculated from the following relation

 

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