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plate bearing test
plate bearing test[′plāt ′ber·iŋ ‚test]
Former method to estimate the bearing capacity of a soil; a rigid steel plate about 1 foot (30 centimeters) square was placed on the foundation level and then loaded until the foundation failed, as evidenced by rapid sinking of the plate.
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diameter cores were extracted from areas adjacent to each plate bearing test
and brought into the lab where they were subjected to a static creep test.
70 m) from Erdbauer with proof of sufficient means of compression plate bearing test
(= 30 MN / m2) is adopted.
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In-Situ Plate Bearing Tests
To Be Carried Out In Selected Trial Pits 6 No.