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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-064
...CASE STUDIES OF FILL STABILITY IN LAND RECLAMATION Laifa Cao1, Cee Ing Teh1, Ming-Fang Chang1, Victor Choa1, Yung Mook Na2 and Bo Myint Win3 ABSTRACT Two case studies of embankment failure at a reclaimed site in Singapore were carried out. Both the limit equilibrium slip surface method...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-039
... been used to ensure the stability of the foundations and abutments, and to reduce seepage to acceptable levels. INTRODUCTION Background "No structure grips the ground so closely as a dam. It holds on at its base and at its flanks… In other words, a dam is made up of two parts: the artificial dam...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-291
...AN INVESTIGATION OF LONG-TERM STABILITY OF A SOIL NAILED EXCAVATION USING CENTRIFUGE MODELLING Alun M.C. Jones1 and Michael C.R Davies2 ABSTRACT Soil nailing is an earth retaining technique used to stabilise existing slopes and support excavations. The stability post construction can change due...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-267
... ABSTRACT: Building a high embankment on soft alluvial deposits within the constraint of a short construction period has always posed challenges to geotechnical engineers. Other than stability, settlement of the embankment has to be controlled. In the construction of a bridge embankment project...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-293
... consolidation to assess the increase in shear strength and the stability under Stage 2 fill placement. T The increase in shear strength was also assessed in terms the measured settlement and applying soil mechanics theories. BACKGROUND The My Thuan Bridge site is located along the northern arm (Tien Giang...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-356
... not enough experience in the determination of groundwater table fluctuations, although its presence is one of the key active factors in slope stability. This paper puts an emphasis on the hydrogeological activities and methodology of a reliable, quality determination of the groundwater regime...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-322
... (Schlosser and Vidal, 1969) 2. Principle of power lines Arrangement of reinforcing elements along the direction of action of maximum tensile deformations allows an increase of stability of the construction by 10-20% (Milligan, 1974) 3. Principle of uniformity of function and form It is possible to increase...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-364
...INFLUENCE OF LATERALLY LOADED SLEEVED PILES ON SLOPE STABILITY C.W.W. Ng1, L.M. Zhang1, K.K.S. Ho2, and C.K. Choy1 ABSTRACT Rapid urban development in the hilly terrain of Hong Kong involves the construction of high-rise buildings, many of which are supported on large diameter bored piles...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-284
... of a soil nailed wall (also named combined shotcrete-anchorage-netting reinforcement technique in local area) is the slope retaining technique that the soil nail is the main force structure and is installed across the potential failure surface. It consists of in-situ stabilized soil body, a shotcrete facing...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-318
...) design of wharf structures, land reclamation materials and techniques, settlement and stability of reclamation embankments and settlement monitoring equipment, pavement design and construction, and design for earthquake forces. INTRODUCTION In western Asia, industrial growth requires improved methods...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-443
... and the basic earthquake intensity is IX degree. Frequent earthquake activity directly influences the slope stability in the region, earthquake is the key factor inducing landslide and rockfall. In view of this, dynamic discrete element method (DDEM) is adopted in analyzing the stability of a slope in Kangding...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-478
...STUDY ON THE SLOPE STABILITY WITH MOISTURE DISTRIBUTION INFLUENCED BY VEGETATION AT SLOPE FACE Asako Togari-Ohta1, Tomoyasu Sugiyama2 and Hisashi Muraishi3 SUMMARY We performed a series of laboratory experiments using a large-scaled rainfall simulator and the stability analyses, in order to obtain...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-310
... the geotextile creates a flow regime very different from the uni- directional flow condition that has been extensively studied. The stability of the revetment system depends on many factors, such as the hydraulic properties of geotextile, the initial placement condition, particle size distribution of the subsoil...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-428
... during January and the minimum during September. GENERAL THEORY OF LAND MOVEMENT Slope Stability The most common methods of computing analysis when studying a slope instability problem are the two dimensional limit equilibrium method of analysis which uses the method of slices for soil stability. Similar...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-459
... rate of rock mass shear strength characteristics for preliminary slope stability analysis. Also, the shear strength parameters, as determined by the use of GSI, seems to lead in an overestimation of slope stability of these limestone cuts. INTRODUCTION The determination of representative shear...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-349
... distribution segmental lateral wall displacement pressure distribution earth pressure cell construction steel bar earth pressure stability lateral movement wall face Upstream Oil & Gas reinforcement inclinometer wall base segmental wall MEASURED BEHAVIOUR OF ANCHORED SEGMENTAL RETAINING...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-548
... with higher stability to keep them sound. INTRODUCTION Meanwhile the rolling blocks may have impact action to the face support; (2) Face floor may fail and shear displacement may occur along bedding plane in sip direction, which as a results has negative effects on support stability; (3) Due to uneven...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-425
... ABSTRACT: Engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers often have to deal with problems of stability of natural or man-made slopes built up by jointed and weathered rock mass. This paper deals with the stability conditions of an important rhyolite cliff, the stability of which has...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-504
...A STUDY OF STABILITY IN A LARGE EXCAVATED SLOPE WITH LOCAL TORRENTIAL RAINFALLS Byung Sik, Chun1, Soon Sung, Nam2, Hae Sig, Lim3, Yoo Hyeon, Yeoh4 ABSTRACT In this study, the stability analysis of slope failure that occasionally occurs when rain falls was carried out. This paper focuses especially...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-449
... SLOPE STABILITY ASSESSMENT FOR THE PASMINCO CENTURY OPEN PIT Anthony J. Dutton1 and Robert J. Morphet2 ABSTRACT The geotechnical factors controlling the design of the open pit slopes of the Pasminco Century Mine near Lawn Hill, Queensland are presented below. Pasminco Century is a stratiform shale...

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