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Soil Reinforcement for Anchor Plates and Uplift Response by Hamed Niroumand

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Appendix D

Variation of Breakout Factor With Embedment Ratio Based on Balla’s Theory (1961) in Loose Sand

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Model sizeD (mm)L/DDepth (mm)F1+F3imageTheoretical pullout load (N) in circularBreakout factor, Nqimage, in circularBreakout factor, Nqimage, in square
Circular plates10011002.42363.07 
22001.251506.41 
33000.936410.37 
44000.7874815.98 
Square plates10011002.4236 2.88
22001.25150 5.62
33000.9364 8.86
44000.78748 13.31

Friction angle in loose ...

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