The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 46 (1968) > Issues > Issue 1 > Ultimate-Load Analysis of Edge-Loaded Foundation Slabs
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Ultimate-Load Analysis of Edge-Loaded Foundation Slabs

Defining the variation of soil pressure in a general manner to cover the variation from the purely cohesive to the purely cohesionless states the upper and lower bounds are determined for the load carrying capacity of an edge-loaded rectangular foundation slab. The results are plotted for a wide range of geometrical and soil pressure parameters. A procedure for applying the results to the case of orthotropy is also indicated. D.V. Reddy and E.L. Murphree

Author(s): Reddy, D V;Murphree, E L

Keywords: analysis;limit state methods;slabs;foundations;rectangular