Table 1: Generalized soil profiles.

Soil layersDepth (m)Average N valueΓ (kN/m3)C (kPa)φ’ (°)Fak (kPa)

Miscellaneous fill2.61519.05.010.0
Silty clay3718.916.619.7150
Gravel3.52120.05.030.0260
Silty clay3.52119.318.216.8200
Gravel5.52220.08.030.0280
Residual soil52318.05.028.0200
Weathered diorite44118.510.030.0240
Highly weathered diorite1.74325.512.048.0450
Bearing stratumN/A>5028.812.054.02000