oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The foundations of the oil refinery at Durban
|Article Title||The foundations of the oil refinery at Durban|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Feb 1965|
|Pages||119 - 120|
|Keyword(s)||Durban, Foundations and Oil refinery|
The author had stated that the curves were based on a limiting value of the shear stresses set up in the soil, whereas their general shape was typical of the relationship based upon a fixed permissible value of the settlement. An alternative explanation might possibly be that with wider footings the zone of influence would spread down into weaker material.
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