The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 13 (1935) > Issues > Issue 3 > The Actual Factor of Safety in Foundations
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The Actual Factor of Safety in Foundations

I HOPE you realise that I do not intend to read a paper; I merely wish to take advantage of this opportunity to show you some slides, and to add a few comments. Almost all of the slides refer to settlement of foundations, and the comments (led essentially with the effect of the settlement on the factor of safety of the buildings. Professor Dr. Ing. K. Von Terzaghi

Author(s): Terzaghi, K

Keywords: safety factors;foundations;settlement;soil mechanics;design;tanks;case studies;failures