oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Investigation of breached tailings dams and flow failures

Volume 5, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



This article descriptionbes the flow failure of certain tailings dams and highlights the main factors leading to the failures. A descriptionption of a research project investigating, by means of physical modelling, the causes of flow failures and the parameters (if any) that govern their behaviour and dimensions is also presented.

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