Most of one-dimensional (1-D) mathematical models for analyzing geosynthetic reinforcement of soft soils under footing loading are highly non-linear. Solutions are normally obtained using numerical techniques by iteration. This is a drawback of those simplified 1-D models. This paper presents a method for obtaining approximate closed-form solutions for a 1-D model (Yin 1997a). Results from the closed-form solution are compared to results from numerical finite difference calculations. The agreement is reasonable especially for small loading.
|Number of pages||13|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Civil and Structural Engineering
- Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology