ultimate bearing pressure

ultimate bearing pressure

The pressure at which a foundation sinks without a further increase in load.
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In terms of construction, THOE has carried out a rigorous program of vibrocompaction ground engineering on the six islands and the plate load testing results have far and away achieved well beyond the acceptance criteria for the ultimate bearing pressure.
In terms of construction, The Heart of Europe has carried out a rigorous programme of vibrocompaction ground engineering on the six islands and the plate load testing results have far and away achieved well beyond the acceptance criteria for the ultimate bearing pressure.