Physical and numerical study of the combined bearing capacity of hybrid foundation systems
Ning Cheng, Christophe Gaudin, Mark Jason Cassidy
Ocean Engineering | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2019
Awarded by Australian Research Council Linkage Program
Awarded by ARC
The work described in this paper is part of on-going research activities carried out at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems/Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering. Support through the Australian Research Council Linkage Program LP0989433 is gratefully acknowledged. The first author acknowledges the support of the Australian Postgraduate Awards. The second author acknowledges the support of the ARC through his Australian Laureate Fellowship (FL130100059) and Lloyds Register Foundation (LRF). LRF, a UK-registered charity and sole shareholder of Lloyds Register Group Ltd, invests in science, engineering and technology for public benefit, worldwide. This support is gratefully acknowledged. The authors would like to thank the following colleagues and technical staff at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems at the University of Western Australia, who provided invaluable support during the instrumentation of the centrifuge test: Mr Bart Thompson, Mr Shane De Catania, Dr Youhu Zhang, and Dr Conleth O'Loughlin.