Soil Mechanics in Relation to Structural Engineering

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Soil Mechanics in Relation to Structural Engineering

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Soil Mechanics in Relation to Structural Engineering
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Capper, P L

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Most structural engineers realise that modern developments in Soil Mechanics can be of great value in the economical and efficient design of structures of all kinds. Theory and research have produced a mass of information on this subject, much of it still controversial, but its full application to practical engineering problems appears to lag behind. The object of this paper is to review the position of the science of Soil Mechanics in relation to certain aspects of structural engineering, to point out some of the gaps in our present knowledge and to indicate the lines on which design methods should be adapted so as to make the most efficient use of the available knowledge. P.L. Capper

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