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Question 35.1: This example explores caisson design in a single clay layer....

This example explores caisson design in a single clay layer. Find the allowable capacity of a 2 m diameter caisson placed 10m below the surface. The soil was found to be clay with a cohesion of 50 kPa. The caisson was constructed using the dry method. The density of the soil is 17 kN/m³. The groundwater level is 2 m below the surface. See Fig. 35.4.

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