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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-324
... Reservoir Characterization Upstream Oil & Gas project management embankment fill busw ay 10 rail transportation control design corridor settlement displacement stone column track fill soft firm clay rail line strategic planning and management ground transportation embankment...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-352
... ground transportation peat byproduct high embankment veittostensuo kPa stabilizer stabilizer agent mass stabilization trial embankment stabilization test stabilization rail transportation embankment shear strength construction railway construction settlement gauge...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-269
... ABSTRACT: A novel plane strain approach is introduced to model the behaviour of embankment foundations on soft clay stabilised with vertical drains, where the classical axisymmetric solutions are converted to an equivalent plane strain model, incorporating the effects of smear and well...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-064
... ABSTRACT: Two case studies of embankment failure at a reclaimed site in Singapore were carried out. Both the limit equilibrium slip surface method and the finite element method were employed in the studies. The analysis indicated that the critical fill height predicted by the limit equilibrium...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-028
... means of allowing the construction of embankments over soft soil deposits. It is noted that while basal reinforcement can increase stability and reduce short term shear deformations, it can not prevent long term consolidation and creep settlements. However when the use of basal reinforcement is combined...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-095
... a natural valley, across which an embankment was constructed to contain the residue. The embankment was constructed in six stages, being the initial embankment and five raises. baseflow bauxite residue disposal area capillary fringe storage Fluid Dynamics residue rainfall storage...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-249
... 1. INTRODUCTION To study the effectiveness and design method of steel sheet pile wall supports driven at both edges of an embankment as a countermeasure against liquefaction of foundation, numerical analysis using an effective stress analysis method, LIQCA (Oka et al., 1994), was carried out...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-250
... ABSTRACT: Longitudinal cracks have often been observed around the shoulder of seismically damaged embankments when the liquefaction takes place at a shallow part in their foundation ground. The reason why the cracks tend to appear around the shoulder of embankment is discussed considering...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-282
... ABSTRACT: The test construction was performed with large-scale models of embankment and abutment to investigate the behavior of the abutment built on soft ground and the stress in the foundation. Two kinds of abutment, named Type-A without pre-load and Type-B with pre-load, were used...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-287
... ABSTRACT: This paper describes the design and construction of a 12m long underpass project and the problems encountered during construction. The underpass has an opening of 9m × 5m passes through an existing railway embankment. The underpass is located at Jalan Sultan Salahuddin in the city...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-277
... for this improvement to be used as guide for treating the problem of ground subsidence under the load of the permanent road embankment. The selection of the method (static preloading) was made on the basis of previous experience and its relatively low cost. SITE AND PRELOADING STRUCTURES DESCRIPTION The sites...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-331
... ABSTRACT: A new method of in situ ground improvement has been developed involving the precipitation of calcite around soil particles and their contacts to improve strength and stiffness. The technique offers an innovative approach to the stabilisation of London Underground Ltd ash embankments...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-321
... ABSTRACT: Piled embankments utilizing geosynthetic reinforcement have become an accepted technique where it is necessary to maintain surface grade lines over soft foundation soils. In this technique the reinforcement is placed at the base of the embankment above the pile caps to ensure...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-027
... embankment substance raw material construction Rotterdam Balkema surplus soil sludge application Kamon metals & mining fly ash slag utilization waste material cement characteristic construction material slurry REUSE OF WASTE AND ITS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Masashi Kamon1, Jan Hartlén2...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-069
... of the major criteria of the project is to control the post construction settlement of road embankments, which have been constructed as either "rockfills" or "earthfills". This paper presents the measures used to control the compaction and settlement of the fill embankments, as well as the results of field...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-060
... ABSTRACT: A simple method for predicting the traffic load induced settlement of low road embankment on soft subsoil is proposed. The traffic load induced dynamic stress in the subsoil is calculated by multi-layer elastic theory. Then the plastic vertical strain in subsoil is calculated...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-246
.... cyclic strength Earthquake laboratory test Idriss Upstream Oil & Gas embankment evaluation liquefaction knowledge management liquefaction potential cyclic stress ratio procedure Magnitude soil sample cyclic simple shear test standard penetration test material research station Power...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-409
... of liquefied soils (Yasuda et a., 1998). Specimens were saturated, applied back pressure and consolidated. Reservoir Characterization river levee Earthquake shear modulus Upstream Oil & Gas actual settlement assumption safety factor embankment transformation point shiribeshi-toshibetsu...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-319
... ABSTRACT: The construction of a bridge crossing over the Mekong River within the delta region has presented a major challenge to designers and contractors. This paper deals with the embankment design works undertaken which were based on best available investigation technology, incorporated...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-419
... rests on a 45 m high fill embankment and the western half is on a natural hillside. As shown in Figures 5 and 6, inclinations of bedding planes vary gradually from 10 o toward north to 25 o toward south. A creek was flowing along the axis of the syncline. Slope failures occurred both at the fill...

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