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This paper discusses the fallacy of the concept of the critical depth. The fallacy is due to neglecting residual loads in full-scale tests and stress-scale effects at model-scales, made measured load distribution appear linear below a certain "critical" depth. ...
Reference: Proceedings of the ICE - Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 113, Issue 2, 01 April 1995, pages107 –111