ACTIVE AND PASSIVE EARTH PRESSURE CONTROL INSTALLATION IN SAINT-PAUL

STATION DE POUSSEE-BUTEE A SAINT-PAUL

TO STUDY THE ACTIVE - PASSIVE EARTH PRESSURE PHENOMENON IN SOILS ON A LARGE WALL, 5M WIDE BY 3M HIGH. TO INVESTIGATE THE ACTIVE EARTH PRESSURE AT VARIOUS DENSITIES FROM 1.4 TO 1.6 TONNES PER CUBIC METRE IN HOMOGENEOUS AND HETEROGENEOUS MEDIA, FOR VARIOUS INCLINATIONS OF THE WALL: + OR - 13 DEGREES FROM THE VERTICAL, AND DIFFERENT INCLINATIONS OF THE SOIL MASS: FOR - 16 DEGREES FROM THE HORIZONTAL.