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Title: Finite strip analysis of strip footings: Horizontal loading
Authors: Chow, Y.K. 
Swaddiwudhipong, S. 
Phoon, K.F.
Issue Date: 1989
Citation: Chow, Y.K.,Swaddiwudhipong, S.,Phoon, K.F. (1989). Finite strip analysis of strip footings: Horizontal loading. Computers and Geotechnics 8 (1) : 65-86. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The static and dynamic response of strip footings subject to horizontal loads are studied using a finite strip method. In this method, the two-dimensional problem is effectively reduced to an equivalent one-dimensional problem. This is achieved by representing the displacement behaviour of the soil in the lateral direction by a suitable choice of trigonometric functions in a Fourier series. The orthogonal property of the trigonometric functions results in the uncoupling of the terms of the series in the final matrices. This leads to a significant reduction in the semi-bandwidth of the resulting set of equations, making the method well-suited to small computers. The factors affecting the accuracy of the method are studied. The finite strip solutions are shown to be in good agreement with available theoretical solutions. © 1990.
Source Title: Computers and Geotechnics
ISSN: 0266352X
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