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Geotechnical

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The capacity of the soil that supports the structural load to the ground without any shear failure or settlement is called safe bearing capacity of the soil.

The minimum depth of shallow foundation formula has invented by Rankine. We shall see some of the building was constructed by the Shallow foundation (Isolated footing, Combined footing or RR Masonry) & some other deep foundation (Mat foundation, Pile foundation) Why?.