Journal article

A practical method to evaluate failure envelopes of shallow foundations considering soil strain softening and rate effects

Zhong Xiao, Yinghui Tian, Susan Gourvenec

Applied Ocean Research | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Science Fund for Creative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by State Key Laboratory of Hydraulic Engineering Simulation and Safety of Tianjin University


Awarded by ARC


Funding Acknowledgements

A big part of this work was carried out while the first author was a visiting scholar at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS), with acknowledgements of the support of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51479133 and 51109157), the Science Fund for Creative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51321065) and the State Scholarship Fund of China Scholarship Council (CSC). This study comprises part of the activities of State Key Laboratory of Hydraulic Engineering Simulation and Safety of Tianjin University with the open funding (HESS-1504) is much appreciated. This work also forms part of the activities of the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems (COFS). Established in 1997 under the Australian Research Council's Special Research Centres Program, COFS is supported as a node of the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering, and through the Fugro Chair in Geotechnics, the Lloyd's Register Foundation Chair and Centre of Excellence in Offshore Foundations and the Shell EMI Chair in Offshore Engineering. The Lloyd's Register Foundation helps to protect life and property by supporting engineering-related education, public engagement and the application of research. The third author is supported through ARC grant CE110001009. This support is gratefully acknowledged.