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Soil Reinforcement for Anchor Plates and Uplift Response by Hamed Niroumand

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Appendix K

Variation of Breakout Factor With Embedment Ratio Based on the Rowe and Davis Theory (1982) in Dense Sand

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Model sizeD (mm)L/DDepth (mm)Breakout factor, Nqimage
Circular plates10011001.8
22002.6
33003.15
44004.10

Image

Friction angle in dense sand: Ø=44 degrees

Unit weight: 17 kN/m3

Breakout factor, Nqimage Fig. 2.45 in Chapter 2, Literature Review.

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