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BEARING CAPACITY OF SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS Terzaghi and Vesic Methods 2

BEARING CAPACITY OF SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS Terzaghi and Vesic Methods

The bearing capacity of a shallow foundation can be defined as the maximum value of the load applied, for which no point of the subsoil reaches failure point (Frolich method) or else for which failure extends to a considerable volume of soil (Prandtl method and successive).

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