Failure mode from back analysis of deformed cantilever sheet pile wall

Kassim, Azman and Ling , Felix Ngee Leh Failure mode from back analysis of deformed cantilever sheet pile wall. In: IEM GSM Oktoberforum 2005, 4 October 2005, Petaling Jaya.

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Abstract

The soil mass movement on failed slope had substantially deformed a sheet pile wall positioned at 6m froqn the new laboratory of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (FKM Lab), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor. To faciliate investigating the causes of the wall deformation, I computer modeling of slope stability is applied to simulate slope conditions before and after constnrction of the study area. The results of simulation analysis establish the fact that global soil mass movement started from the elevation of the newly filled water tank to downhill direction towards ttre installed sheet pile. Consequently, the mass movement generates a combination of mobilized shear force and lateral pressure larger than strength capacity of the sheet pile. In additior\ the finite element analysis shows that the sheet pile might successfully interceptthe slipplane of failure slopebut the wall moves significantly forward because of inadequate passive resistance and required minimum penetration depth in order to achieve stability

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:deformed cantilever
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA715-787 Earthwork. Foundations
ID Code:2596
Deposited By:M.Iqbal Zainal A
Deposited On:28 Jun 2012 08:25
Last Modified:28 Jun 2012 08:25

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