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List out the assumptions made by Terzaghi for his bearing capacity theory.

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List out the assumptions made by Terzaghi for his bearing capacity theory.

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- The footing is a strip footing.
- The base of the footing is laid at a shallow depth.
- The shearing resistance of the soil between the surface and the depth Df is neglected
- General shear failure is assumed.
- Shear strength is governed by Mohr-Coulomb criterion.

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