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<p>The evolutions of practices of seismic slope stability analysis of earth embankment/dam are discussed in this paper. The basic concepts of various methods, salient features, advantages and limitations of each of them are elucidate. Methods for both stability ...
Reference: International Journal of Recent advances in Mechanical Engineering (IJMECH) Vol.2, No.1, February 2013
To understand the strain-dependent shear modulus and damping ratio of reconstituted pumice sand samples, a series of dynamic deformation tests was performed using hollow cylindrical torsional shear test apparatus. The effects of confining pressure level and ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
<p>In this paper is presented mode 1 brittle creep fracture experiments along fracture surfaces that contain strength heterogeneities.The observations provide a link between smooth macroscopictime-dependent failure and intermittent microscopic stress-dependent ...
Reference: JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 116, B08215, doi:10.1029/2010JB008059, 2011
<p>This paper provides the background to the 50th Rankine Lecture. It considers the growth in emphasis of the prediction of ground displacements during design in the past two decades of the 20th century, as a result of the lessons learnt from field observations. ...
Reference: Geootechnique 61, No. 1, 5–37, 2011
The paper describes some experiences carried out in monitoring of two rock faces in Italian Prealps in order to detect changes due to rock detachments. Since the forecasting of possible rockfall events is the main aim of this research, terrestrial laser scanning ...
Reference: Laser scanning 2009, IAPRS, Vol. XXXVIII, Part 3/W8 – Paris, France, September 1-2, 2009
<p>Monitoring the deformations of subway tunnels in soft ground is a principal means for selecting the appropriate excavation and support methods in the design. In this paper, briefly describes the basic deformation monitoring requirements, analyzes the tunnel ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London, pages 427-432
<p>Taking a 24.09-m-deep foundation pit of Shanghai Metro Line 1 which uses the semi-reverse construction process of &ldquo;three open excavating-one tunneling&rdquo; as an example, through gathering and analyzing field monitoring data and making use of forward ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London
Deformation of underground salt, trona and potash mines is generally time dependent, providing for gradual adjustment of strata to mining induced stresses. Time dependence can allow for higher extraction ratios provided eventual failure can be tolerated. However, ...
Reference: 27th International Conference on Ground Control in Mining, July 29 - July 31, 2008
<p>Samples of saturated loose sand were tested under bi-directional cyclic loading to characterize liquefaction and cyclic failure, by using an advanced soil static and dynamic universal triaxial and torsional shear apparatus.</p>
Reference: Vol. 13, Bundle G
<p>The main concern when designing or analysing embankment dams is usually their stability. However, assessing their deformation is also important. This paper describes the recent use of advanced numerical analysis to predict the latter. Examples of its use ...
Reference: Ensuring reservoir safety into the future. Thomas Telford, London, 2008