Practice Question: Shallow foundation Settlement

NCEES Civil PE Specification Soil mechanics: Settlement


For the shown soil strata and shallow wall foundation show, calculate the immediate settlement using the elastic method considering the following data:
•    No Groundwater encountered.
•    Pressure at foundation level due to Wall & Footing = 2000 psf
•    Assume wall footing is continuous. 
•    Soil is dense fine sand

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