The piled-raft foundation transfers loading to the ground by the raft and the piles together. It was proposed in the 1970s and is widely used for controlling settlement. Simplified estimate equations are used for the primary design. Equations by Randolph can presume the settlement stiffness of the piled-raft foundation and the loading share ratio from the settlement stiffness of raft and pile foundation. Raft foundations not only have regular shapes as squares, they also have some particular shape like triangular or L-plan. Therefore, different shape plans are discussed in this paper to verify the applicability of these equations. Also, these equations are proposed based on a theory of elasticity. However, the ground has nonlinear behavior even under small loading levels, so estimating the applicability of these equations when the ground behaves nonlinearly is necessary.
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