Frontiers in Civil Engineering

Volume: 1

Applications of Plasticity Theory and Limit Analysis to the Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations

Author(s): Y.M. Cheng, H. Wong, C.J. Leo and C.K. Lau

Pp: 310-391 (82)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681083032116010007

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In this chapter, the plasticity theory (slip line analysis) and limit analysis will be applied to the bearing capacity problems for illustration. Through these applications, the readers will be able to strengthen their understanding on the various types of stability analysis methods.

Keywords: Axisymmetry, Bearing capacity, Footings/foundations, Geotechnical centrifuge modelling, Method of characteristics, Numerical modelling, Physical modelling, Plane strain, Plasticity, Sands, Shear strength, Silts, Stress analysis.

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