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Research Article

Analytical Model for the End-Bearing Capacity of Tapered Piles Using Cavity Expansion Theory

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(a) Concept of modified failure mechanism around the tapered pile tip in cavity expansion solution and (b) geometry of calculation procedure to find ultimate end-bearing capacity of tapered pile.
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