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The Behaviour of Shallow Foundation Near Slope Under Inclined Loading

  • Messaoud Baazouzi
  • Mekki Mellas
  • Djamel Benmeddour
  • Abdelhak Mabrouki
Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)

Abstract

In civil engineering, major studies had examined the failure conditions of shallow foundations were based on the application of a combined state of loading in a homogeneous soil.

The present study aims to define the inclined loading effects on the undrained bearing capacity of a strip footing located on a homogeneous clay soil. This paper has presented a numerical study using the finite-difference code Fast Lagrangian Analysis of Continua (FLAC), in order to observe the distribution of stresses and the pattern of failure mechanism under an eccentric loading. The results obtained are presenting the effect of geometrical and material properties on the bearing capacity by using the shape of the failure envelope in vertical and moment loading plan. The numerical values have been compared with those available in the literature.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Messaoud Baazouzi
    • 1
  • Mekki Mellas
    • 1
  • Djamel Benmeddour
    • 1
  • Abdelhak Mabrouki
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Research in Civil Engineering LRGCUniversity of BiskraBiskraAlgeria

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