Probabilistic approach to the determination of safety factors for the bearing capacity of cohesive soils

JN KAY JN*, RJ KRIZEK RJ

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Abstract

Probability functions are used to represent the factor of safety to be used in the engineering design of a foundation resting on a cohesive soil. A rational procedure is advanced to determine safety factors associated with the bearing capacity of cohesive soils.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-76
Number of pages8
JournalHighw Res Rec
Issue number34
StatePublished - Jan 1 1971

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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