Studying The Settlement of Backfill Sandy Soil Behind Retaining Wall Under Dynamic Loads

  • Reham E. Hamdi University of Technology
  • Mohammed Y. Fattah
  • Mohammed F. Aswad

Abstract

For a long time, the seismic examination of retaining walls has been contemplated by a few strategies dependent on the basic augmentation of Coulomb's limit equilibrium investigation. These techniques cannot gauge the removal of the refill soil upheld by the wall. A trial examination is completed to contemplate the vertical settlement on sandy soil under dynamic loads with other burden amplitudes, vibration frequencies, relative density, and various separations between the establishment and holding divider. The model balance utilized in this investigation is square. Dynamic burden test is done on cohesion less soil with three burden amplitudes (0.25 ton, 0.5 ton and 1 ton), three vibration recurrence (0.5 Hz, 1 Hz and 2 Hz), two density of sandy soil (30% loose sand and 70% dense sand) and three unique separations between the establishment and retaining wall. It has been seen that the change is increment with the burden of abundance and decreased by increasing the separation between the establishment and retaining wall. There is an unimportant result of recurrence on the aggregate settlement. The settlement decrement by incrementing the relative density

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Published
2020-07-25
How to Cite
Hamdi, R. E., Mohammed Y. Fattah, & Mohammed F. Aswad. (2020). Studying The Settlement of Backfill Sandy Soil Behind Retaining Wall Under Dynamic Loads. Engineering and Technology Journal, 38(7A), 992-1000. https://doi.org/10.30684/etj.v38i7A.528

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