An extension of the Pasternak foundation concept. Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • The Pasternak Foundation concept, a refinement of the Winkler Foundation theory, is briefly stated and its shortcomings pointed out. The concept is extended to take into account material nonlinearity and body forces using an analytical approach. The paper is concluded by an examination of the proposals of Meyerhof and Hanna regarding the behaviour of two layer soil systems.

publication date

  • 1985