SETTLEMENT OF THE SUBSOIL UNDER EMBANKMENTS

TASSEMENT DES SOLS D'ASSISES SOUS REMBLAIS

FOR MEASURING THE SETTLEMENT OF THE SUBSOIL UNDER EMBANKMENTS, A NEW SETTLEMENT METER WAS DEVELOPED OF THE "COMMUNICATING VESSEL" TYPE. THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE PRINCIPLE OF THIS APPARATUS AND GIVES THE RESULTS OF MEASUREMENTS MADE OVER 2 TO 3 YEARS ON MOTORWAY EMBANKMENTS AND ON A 35 M HIGH EARTH DAM. THE 6 KM MOTORWAY SECTION WAS BUILT ON PEATY SUBSOIL WHICH WAS PRELOADED.

Language

  • French
  • German

Media Info

  • Pagination: 347-56
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01304118
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 9:22AM