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|Title:||Development of design formulas for ribbed mat foundations on expansive soils|
|Authors:||United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Tulsa District.|
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Southwestern Division.
Computer-Aided Structural Engineering Project (U.S.)
Hartman, Joseph P.
James, B. H.
Ribbed mat foundations
|Publisher:||Information Technology Laboratory (U.S.)|
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
|Series/Report no.:||Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; ITL-88-1.|
Abstract: Background information and procedures for the analysis and structural design of ribbed mat foundations on expansive soils are the basis for this technical report. Within the text are the basic rules and requirements for the design according to soil behavior. Different design methods are compared and the design formulas and construction details are presented with an objective for simplicity, accuracy, rationality, and flexibility. The Tulsa District, Structural Section, conducted computer parametric studies on which a new design procedure was based and developed by the Southwestern Division, Structural Section.
|Rights:||Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.|
|Appears in Collections:||Technical Report|
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