Eurocode 7 - geotechnical design
Q1. Please provide your contact details in case we need to clarify your submission. (These details will be kept strictly confidential.)
Q2. How many structures of this kind have you previously designed?
Q3. Having completed your design to Eurocode 7, how confident are you that the design is sound?
Q4-5. Not used.
Q6. Which parameters did you use for the SLS design of the spread foundation?
Q7-13. Not used.
Q14. Which calculation model did you use to determine settlement?
Q15. Not used.
Q16. What width does the foundation need to avoid a serviceability limit state?
Q17. Which parameters did you use for the ULS design of the spread foundation?
Q18-20. Not used.
Q21. Which calculation model did you use to determine bearing resistance?
Q22. Which country's National Annex did you use to interpret EN 1997-1?
Q23. Which Design Approach did you use for verification of the Ultimate Limit State (ULS)?
Q24. What values of partial factors did you use for this ULS verification?
Q24a. If you used a second combination of partial factors, what values did you use for this second combination?
Q25. What width does the foundation need to avoid an ultimate limit state?
Q26. What are the structural forces (at its centreline) that the foundation must be designed for according to Eurocode 2?
Q27. What other assumptions did you need to make to complete your design?
Q28. Please specify any other data that you would have liked to have had to design this type of foundation
Q29. How conservative do you consider your previous national practice to be for this design example?
Q30. How conservative do you consider Eurocode 7 (with your National Annex) to be for this example?
Q31. How does your Eurocode 7 design compare with your previous national practice?
Q32. Please provide any other relevant information needed to understand your solution to this design exercise
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