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Hi Sir Babak,

I would like to ask if how can I derive the soil bearing capacity if I have the modulus of soil reaction and settlements from plate load test?  Can you provide the formula or the technique?  Thanks.


Jun

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Dear virgilio

Take a look at folowing pages

http://www.sefindia.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5428

http://books.google.com/books?id=bAwVvO71FXoC&pg=PA444&lpg=PA444&dq=modulus+of+r


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BEH

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