I am trying to get a rough estimate on settlements beneath a 4' x 6' slab loaded with 35 kips (non-eccentric). The bearing material is predominantly sands (SC). Am I being over conservative with a 12' settlement seat? I am using schmertmann's method to give approximations. Thanks in advance.
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