On the Vlasov and Kerr foundation models

R. Jones, J. Xenophontos

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By studying the response of a two layered foundation to surface loading, the Kerr foundation model is shown to be identical to a Vlasov foundation model. As a consequence of the analysis, expressions for the shear and spring constants of the Kerr foundation, are obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-49
Number of pages5
JournalActa Mechanica
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1976
Externally publishedYes

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