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<p>For many years, engineers have designed foundations, walls and culverts for highway and other geotechnical applications using allowable stress design (ASD) methods. In ASD, all uncertainties in the load and resistance are combined into a global factor of ...
Filed under: Codes and Standards -  USA
Significant research has been performed in recent years to develop load and resistance factor design (LRFD) methods for geotechnical applications. However, one lacking aspect of this work is application to design of earth slopes, including consideration of ...
Reference: 2009 International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo, Contemporary Topics in In-Situ Testing, Analysis, and Reliability of Foundations, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 186, ASCE
The purpose of this Circular is to assist both structural and geotechnical engineers to better understand the calibration process and what information is required to perform such calibrations. The Circular describes how such calibration efforts need to be ...
Filed under: Codes and Standards -  USA
The primary objective of this study is to propose a Limit States Design method for shallow and deep foundations that is based on a rational, probability-based investigation of design methods. In particular, Load and Resistance Factor Design is used to facilitate ...
Filed under: Codes and Standards -  USA
Reference: FHWA/IN/JTRP-2004/21
This report contains the findings of a study to develop resistance factors for driven pile and drilled shaft foundations. These factors are recommended for inclusion in Section 10 of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications to reflect current best practice ...
Filed under: Codes and Standards -  USA
Reference: NCHRP REPORT 507, Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Deep Foundations