PURELY COHESIVE MEDIA. ACTIVE AND PASSIVE EARTH PRESSURE /IN FRENCH/

A PURELY COHESIVE SOIL, THE BOUNDARIES OF WHICH ARE A HORIZONTAL SURFACE AND A SLOPING WALL, IS CONSIDERED. ALONG THE HORIZONTAL SURFACE, A UNIFORM OVERLOAD OF A GIVEN GRADIENT IS APPLIED. THE SOIL BEING IN LIMIT EQUILIBRIUM, IT IS PROPOSED TO DETERMINE THE ACTIVE EARTH PRESSURE EXERTED ON THE SLOPING WALL. USING THE HENCKY EQUATION, MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSIONS ARE DERIVED DESCRIBING THE ACTIVE AND PASSIVE EARTH PRESSURES. /TRRL/

  • Authors:
    • Absi, E
  • Publication Date: 1969-11

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00235075
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 15 1973 12:00AM