Design considerations for collapsible soils.

S. P. Clemence, A. O. Finbarr

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The existing types of collapsible soils and theories developed to explain collapse phenomenon are reviewed, as are the methods of recognizing collapsible soils in the field and laboratory. Prediction techniques for the magnitude of collapse are presented and summarized; current foundation design methods on collapsible soils are explored. -from ASCE Publications Abstracts

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)305-317
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of the Geotechnical Engineering Division, ASCE
Issue numberGT3, Proc. Paper, 16106
StatePublished - 1981

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  • General Engineering


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