oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Prediction of collapse settlement of a high embankment
|Article Title||Prediction of collapse settlement of a high embankment|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Bruinette Kruger Stoffberg Inc Gruppe Geotechnik|
|Publication Date||Feb 1988|
|Pages||75 - 76|
|Keyword(s)||Collapse, Collapsing grain structure, Embankment, Embankment dam, High fill, High road embankment, Settlement and Soil|
The prediction of collapse settlement of soil masses has long been a problematic subject, especially in Southern Africa where the engineer often has to contend with compaction of soil structures In large tracts of semi-arid and arid land and where transported and residual soils with a collapsing grain structure are commonly encountered.
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