Bearing capacity on sand overlying clay soils: experimental and finite-element investigation of potential punch-through failure
KK Lee, MJ Cassidy, MF Randolph
Géotechnique | ICE PUBLISHING | Published : 2013
Awarded by Australian Research Council through the ARC Linkage grant scheme
The research presented here was supported by the Australian Research Council through the ARC Linkage grant scheme (Project LP0561838) and by industry partner Keppel Offshore and Maritime Limited. This work forms part of the activities of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems and the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering at UWA. The authors acknowledge extensive support through the ARC's Federation and Future Fellowships, Discovery and Linkage programmes. The second author holds the Chair of Offshore Foundations from the Lloyd's Register Foundation. The Lloyd's Register Foundation supports the advancement of engineering-related education, and funds research and development that enhances the safety of life at sea, on land and in the air. All this support is gratefully acknowledged.