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allowable bearing capacity
allowable bearing value, allowable soil pressure, allowable bearing capacity
The maximum permissible pressure on foundation soil that provides adequate safety against rupture of the soil mass or movement of the foundation of such magnitude as to impair the structure that imposes the pressure.
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For this edition he also reorganizes the material--for example splitting the chapter on allowable bearing capacity
of shallow foundations into two chapters: one on estimating vertical stress due to superimposed loading, and the other on elastic and consolidation settlement of shallow foundations.
Erizal  adds that allowable bearing capacity
maximum weight of the soil resistivity can support the settlement's land use.
Effect of installation techniques on the allowable bearing capacity
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