STABILITY ANALYSIS OF EMBANKMENTS OF SOFT GROUND. DISCUSSION

This is a discussion of a paper of the above title by B-K Low published in Volume 115 No. 2 (February 1989) of this journal. The discussers comment on the design charts presented in the paper for the stability numbers to evaluate the factor of safety of embankments. The discussers point out that simplifyng assumptions of doubtful nature should not be adopted in an analysis. The discussers describe a case in which no tension crack is assumed to be present, and a case in which a tension crack is assumed to be present. The discussion is followed by a closure by the author.

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  • Features: Appendices; References;
  • Pagination: p. 1096-01
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  • Accession Number: 00610979
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1991 12:00AM