Notes and references

1. See Tables 1-3 of BS 8004: 1986, Code of practice for foundations, British Standards Institution.

2. See, for example, Tomlinson, M. J. (2000) Foundation design and construction (7th edition), Prentice Hall or Bowles, J. E. (1997) Foundation analysis and design (5th edition), McGraw-Hill.

3. Meyerhof, G. G. (1963) 'Some recent research on the bearing capacity of foundations', Can. Geotech. J., 1(1), pp. 16-26.

4. Buisman, A. S. K. (1940) Grondmechanica, Delft, The Netherlands: Waltman; Terzaghi, K. (1943) Theoretical soil mechanics, New York: Wiley.

5. Reissner, H. (1924) 'Zum Erddruckproblem', 1st Int. Conf. on Applied Mechanics, Delft, pp. 295-311.

6. Prandtl, L. (1921), 'Uber die Eindringungsfestigkeit plastischer Baustoffe und die Festigkeit von Schneiden', Zeitsch. Angew. Mathematik und Mechanik, 1, 15-20.

7. Sieffert, J. G., and Bay-gress, C. (2000) 'Comparison of European bearing capacity calculation methods for shallow foundations', Geotechnical Engineering, 143, pp. 65-75.

8. Brinch-Hansen, J. (1970) A revised and extended formula for bearing capacity, Danish Geotechnical Institute, Bulletin No. 28, 6pp.

9. Meyerhof, ibid.

10. American Petroleum Institute (2000), Recommended practice for planning, designing and constructing fixed offshore platforms - Working Stress Design. 226pp.

11. Vesic, A. S. (1973) 'Analysis of ultimate loads of shallow foundations', J. Soil Mech. Found. Div., Am. Soc. Civ. Engrs, 99(1), pp. 45-73.

12. Ukritchon, B., Whittle, A., and Klangvijit, C. (2003) 'Calculations of bearing capacity factor NY using numerical limit analyses', Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Am. Soc. Civ. Engrs.

13. Chen, W.F. (1975) Limit analysis and soil plasticity, Elsevier.

14. Brinch-Hansen, ibid.

15. Meyerhof, ibid.

17. Prandtl, ibid.

18. Meyerhof, ibid.

19. Salgado, R., Lyamin, A. V., Sloan, S. W., and Yu, H. S. (2004) 'Two- and three-dimensional bearing capacity of foundations in clay', Géotechnique, 54, pp. 297-306.

20. Bolton, M.D. (1986) 'The strength and dilatancy of sands', Géotechnique, 36(1), pp. 65-78.

21. See, for example, Schofield, A. N., and C. P. Wroth (1968) Critical State Soil Mechanics, McGraw-Hill; or Bolton, M. D. (1991) A guide to soil mechanics (3rd edition), M.D. & K. Bolton.

22. EN 1992, Eurocode 2 — Design of concrete structures, European Committee for Standardization, Brussels.

23. BS EN ISO 14688, Geotechnical investigation and testing — Identification and classification of soil, Part 2: Principles for a classification, British Standards Institution.

24. Christian, J.T., and W.D. Carrier (1978) 'Janbu, Bjerrum and Kjaernsli's chart reinterpreted', Can. Geo. J., 15, p. 5.

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