STRESS DISTRIBUTION WITHIN AND UNDER LONG ELASTIC EMBANKMENTS

THE DISTRIBUTION OF STRESSES WITHIN AND UNDER LONG ELASTIC EMBANKMENTS CONTINUOUS WITH THE UNDERLYING MATERIAL IS PRESENTED. THE MAGNITUDE AND DISTRIBUTION OF STRESS IN THE FOUNDATION MATERIAL IN THE VICINITY OF THE EMBANKMENT IS SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT FROM THAT PREDICTED BY THE USUAL ASSUMPTION OF STRESS PROPORTIONAL TO EMBANKMENT HEIGHT APPLIED NORMAL TO THE FOUNDATION. INFLUENCE CHARTS FOR A VARIETY OF EMBANKMENT SHAPES ARE GIVEN. /AUTHOR/

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: p. 12-40
  • Monograph Title: Embankments and their foundations
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00233701
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Oct 13 1994 12:00AM