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Title: Analysis of Building Frames with Unsymmetrical Differential Settlement of the Foundations
Author(s): G. A. Leonards
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 645-652
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Abstract:The rational design of building frames founded on soil requires a consideration of the effect of settlements caused by the building loads. This paper discusses a procedure for estimating the stresses in such frames due to unsymmetrical differential settlement of the foundations. The procedure is based on slope-deflection method for analyzing ridgid frames, but adapts it to permit a relatively rapid solution by the use of sucessive approximations.
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