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Plate bearing test (Gbbmrm)

Definition
A way of estimating the bearing capacity of shallow foundations in soil, using a steel plate placed on the soil and subjecting it to gradually increasing loads. (Source: Team)
Use For
Plate load test
Plate testing
Broader Term
Soil tests (Gbbmr)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Index tests (Gbbmrj)
Shaking table tests (Gbbmrp)
Shear tests (Gbbmrq)
Soil compaction test (Gbbmrs)
Soil consolidation test (Gbbmrt)
Soil penetration test (Gbbmru)