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Settlement calculation of Caisson on rubble mound

Settlement calculation of Caisson on rubble mound

Settlement calculation of Caisson on rubble mound

(OP)
Is anyone can give me the method of settlement calculation of rubble mound ?
Best regards!

RE: Settlement calculation of Caisson on rubble mound

Refer to NAVFAC foundation guide manual.

RE: Settlement calculation of Caisson on rubble mound

Chunil,
Rubble/boulder mounds and piles tend to settle under their own weight even before something is constructed on them more than most people would think, sometimes from 5% to 10% of the original height.  The settlement under its self-weight has generally been attributed to the high localized contact stresses between the rocks and pre-existing imperfections in the boulders.  The NAVFAC foundation guide suggested by ayfarm may cover this as a settlement estimate consideration.
MRM

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