Accession Number:

AD0636666

Title:

CERTAIN PROBLEMS OF THE COMPLEX MODULUS OF A FOUNDATION UNDER DYNAMIC LOADING

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-04-04

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The paper presents certain research results on determination of the complex elastic moduli of foundations consisting of loess, a sand base layer and fill. The effect of the base layer must be taken into account in determining the complex elastic moduli of a stratified foundation approximate formulas are also proposed to allow for the area of the foundation and the effect of pressure when a weak foundation is reinforced with a sand footing, there is a marked increase in its complex modulus. The complex modulus of a fill foundation is lower than that of the same type of earth in its natural state.

Subject Categories:

  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE