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Publications tagged with [temprature effects]

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Potentially, increasing rockfall hazards triggered by climate change are a major concern expressed both in scientific and non-scientific media. An existing rockfall inventory for Austria including 252 events from ca. 1900 to 2010, mainly from non-permafrost ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 3209–3216, 2012
Rock slopes gradually become unstable with time and may finally collapse. The objective of this study is to investigate the deterioration of a rock slope at atmospheric temperature. Rock may deteriorate due to many causes, such as, atmospheric temperature, ...
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, Paper number 798
This paper discusses the stability of underground pipelines with preformed vertical bends buried in sandy soil. More specifically, the minimum cover height required to prevent the pipe from bowing under the action of forces due to temperature change and internal ...
Reference: Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, AUGUST 2004, Vol. 126
A comparative study of temperature distribution in a roller compacted concrete dam during and after construction is carried out using two well known computers codes namely ANSYS and COSMOS. Two and threedimensional finite element models have been created and ...
Reference: International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, October 3-6, 2004, Sharjah – United Arab Emirates
<p>The increasing number of roller compacted concrete (RCC) dams being built around the world demands accurate methodologies for the realistic short- and long-term evaluations of the risk of thermally induced cracking in these constructions. In this work a ...
Reference: Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 9, September, 2000. ASCE