Discussion on “Stress Concentration Ratio of Model Stone Columns in Soft Clays” by Fattah, M., Shlash, K., and Al-Waily, M., Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1, Paper ID GTJ 103060

    Volume 35, Issue 3 (May 2012)

    ISSN: 0149-6115

    CODEN: GTJOAD

    Published Online: 1 March 2012

    Page Count: 2


    Hamidi, Babak
    Marketing Manager, GFWA, Welshpool, WA

    (Received 1 March 2011; accepted 27 June 2011)

    Abstract

    The authors state that “Most researchers consider the stone column to behave as a pile. Therefore, the criteria proposed for defining the failure load of the pile can be adopted for stone columns.” The writer does not agree with this statement.


    Paper ID: GTJ103844

    DOI: 10.1520/GTJ103844

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    Title Discussion on “Stress Concentration Ratio of Model Stone Columns in Soft Clays” by Fattah, M., Shlash, K., and Al-Waily, M., Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1, Paper ID GTJ 103060
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    Committee D18