Volume 16, Issue 4 (December 1993)

    Bearing Capacity of Strip Foundation on Geogrid-Reinforced Clay

    CODEN: GTJOAD

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    Abstract

    Laboratory model test results are presented for the ultimate bearing capacity of a strip foundation supported by a saturated clay layer reinforced by layers of geogrid. The tests were conducted in one type of clay. The average moisture content of the clay was varied, yielding varying undrained shear strengths. Laboratory tests were conducted to determine the critical nondimensional values for the depth and width of the geogrid reinforcement layers and also the location of the first layer of geogrid with respect to the bottom of the foundation to obtain the maximum possible bearing capacity ratio.


    Author Information:

    Shin, EC
    Graduate student, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

    Das, BM
    Associate vice president of Academic Affairs, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

    Puri, VK
    Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

    Yen, S-C
    Associate professor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

    Cook, EE
    Professor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL


    Stock #: GTJ10293J

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ10293J

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    Title Bearing Capacity of Strip Foundation on Geogrid-Reinforced Clay
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee D18