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Measurement of stresses under a rigid foundation block in the field

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Translated from Osnovaniya Fundamenty i Mekhanika Gruntov, No. 2, pp. 1–6, March–April, 1965

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Lazebnik, G.E., Smirnov, A.A. Measurement of stresses under a rigid foundation block in the field. Soil Mech Found Eng 1, 71–78 (1964).

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