Foundations on Rock
This chapter covers two main topics. The first deals with the design principles for foundations on rock specially those for tall buildings (Section 11.2): both shallow footings and piles socketed in rocks are addressed. The second topic deals with the safety assessment of concrete dams on rock foundations (Section 11.3).
KeywordsRock Mass Uniaxial Compressive Strength Pile Head Basic Friction Angle Shaft Resistance
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