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|Title:||Spudcan penetration in sand overlying clay|
|Authors:||Teh, K.L. |
|Citation:||Teh, K.L.,Leung, C.F.,Chow, Y.K. (2005). Spudcan penetration in sand overlying clay. Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, ISFOG 2005 - Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics : 529-534. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Punch through failures of spudcan foundations of mobile jack-up rigs during installation have been reported in practice. In the present study, centrifuge model tests were conducted to investigate the phenomenon of punch-through of a spudcan installed in a dense sand overlying normally consolidated clay. The results of tests conducted on 10-m prototype diameter spudcans revealed a distinct transition in soil failure mechanism from the overlying stiff soil to the soft clay below. The validity of conventional bearing capacity theories is evaluated against the test results. © 2005 Taylor & Francis Group.|
|Source Title:||Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, ISFOG 2005 - Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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