oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Finite element analysis of failure and structural rehabilitation of a high embankment on a soft foundation
|Article Title||Finite element analysis of failure and structural rehabilitation of a high embankment on a soft foundation|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||A.L.*** Lourens, J.P.,* Czapla, H.** & Parrock|
|Publication Date||Jul 1989|
|Pages||211 - 220|
|Keyword(s)||Embankment stability evaluation, Finite element analysis, Foundations, Geotechnical structures, High embankments and Soil layers|
The difficulties and uncertainties in the stability evaluation of embankments composed of, or founded on, materials with different engineering characteristics have long confronted geotechnical engineers. Failure of these structures frequently occurs, despite careful investigation, testing and analysis procedures.
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