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<p>A series of finite element (FE) simulations are carried out to evaluate the benefits of integrating a high modulus geo-fabric as reinforcement into the soil-layers in this paper. Finite element analysis can handle complex geometry, different boundary conditions ...
Reference: Int. Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, Vol. 5, Issue 10, (Part - 1) October 2015, pp.50-59
<p>The transport of contaminants has been a problematic issue for many years, mainly due to the adverse impact of the contaminants on the quality of groundwater. In order to analyse this, this study has developed a prediction model that allows the early detection ...
Reference: Journal of Civil & Environmental Engineering 2014, Volume 4, Issue 2
In this paper, a simple numerical model is used to simulate the contents sliding behaviour. After a brief introduction of the methodologies and development of sliding model, the contents sliding behaviour during an earthquake shaking is investigated analytically, ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
Since 2001, the Hybrid Stress Blast Model (HSBM) project members have developed a software suite to model the complete blasting process from non-ideal detonation to muck pile formation. To preserve the physics and improve solution time, the breakage engine ...
Reference: The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, VOLUME 112, AUGUST 2012
A partial shaft pillar extraction project was embarked on at a mine in the West Wits mining region in South Africa. Prior to the extraction, a rock engineering assessment was conducted with the main objective being to establish which areas of the shaft pillar ...
Reference: The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, VOLUME 112, AUGUST 2012
<p>The paper presents numerical analysis of two similar tunnels constructed using Sprayed Concrete Lined (SCL) technology. The structure of interest is a part of the Fovam Square station of the 4th metro line in Budapest. At present that structure is finished. ...
Reference: Architecture Civil Enginnering Environment No. 3/2012
This investigation aimed to simulate the experiments performed by Nic Gay (Gay, N.C. 1976. Fracture growth around openings in large blocks of rock subjected to uniaxial and biaxial compression. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Minining Sciences ...
Reference: The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, VOLUME 112, AUGUST 2012
<p>The present paper deals with the influence of soil non-linearity, on the soil-foundation-structure interaction phenomena. Numerical simulations are carried out so as to reveal the beneficial or unfavourable effects of the non-linear SSI on the assessing ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2011
<p>During the last decade, tremendous advances have been observed in the broad field of numerical modelling for geo-electromagnetic applications. This trend received support due to increasing industrial needs, mainly caused by hydrocarbon and ore exploration ...
Reference: Surv Geophys (2010) 31:225–245
<p>Load and resistance factor design (LRFD) (often called limit states design (LSD)) has been mandated in the AASHTO Bridge Design Specifications and will be adopted in future editions of Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code for all transportation-related structures ...
Filed under: Codes and Standards -  USA
Reference: Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada