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Study on the Method of Determination of Vertical Stress Due to Extension of Embankment Width
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Study on the Method of Determination of Vertical Stress Due to Extension of Embankment Width
Lee, Seung-Hyun; Kim, Eung-Seok;
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In this study, equation of calculating vertical stress increment developing in underneath of the embankment due to the extension of embankment width was derived through the use of theory of elasticity. Concept of the origin of plane was adopted to simplify derivation procedure for obtaining the equation. Comparing the results of the equation for calculating vertical stress increment with those of the numerical analyses, differences in the magnitudes of vertical stress increments decrease as the depths below embankment increase. Comparing the vertical stress increments with horizontal distances which correspond to certain depth, vertical stress increments obtained from the derived equation were slightly greater than those of numerical analyses.
Extension of embankment;Vertical stress increment;Origin of plane;Numerical analysis;
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