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Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society
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Journal DOI :
Korean Geotechical Society
Editor in Chief :
Seong Wan Park
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Volume 22, Issue 12 - Dec 2006
Volume 22, Issue 11 - Nov 2006
Volume 22, Issue 10 - Oct 2006
Volume 22, Issue 9 - Sep 2006
Volume 22, Issue 8 - Aug 2006
Volume 22, Issue 7 - Jul 2006
Volume 22, Issue 6 - Jun 2006
Volume 22, Issue 5 - May 2006
Volume 22, Issue 4 - Apr 2006
Volume 22, Issue 3 - Mar 2006
Volume 22, Issue 2 - Feb 2006
Volume 22, Issue 1 - Jan 2006
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Comparison of Shallow Model Tunnel Test Using Image Processing and Numerical Analysis
Lee, Yong-Joo ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 22, issue 7, 2006, Pages 5~12
In this study, 2D shallow tunnel model test using close range photogrammetric technique was conducted with aluminium rods simulating continuum granular material. Numerical analysis was also carried out in order to identify the behaviour of subsurface deformations caused by shallow tunnelling. Direction and magnitude of displacement vectors from the model test were identical to the result of numerical analysis based on the model data. In particular, it is shown that the vector direction was toward a point below the tunnel invert level. A narrow "chimney or tulip like" pattern of vertical displacement was confirmed by both the model test and numerical analysis. This behaviour is consistent with the field data. In addition to the qualitative comparison, the quantitative result of subsurface settlements according to 2D volume loss showed good agreement between the model test and numerical analysis. Therefore, close range photogrammetric technique applied in the model test may be used to validate the result from the continuum numerical analysis.
Shear Strength Characteristics of Unconsolidated-Undrained Reinforced Decomposed Granite Soil under Monotonic and Cyclic Loading
Cho, Yong-Sung ; Koo, Ho-Bon ; Park, Inn-Joon ; Kim, You-Seong ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 22, issue 7, 2006, Pages 13~21
When enforced earth is used for the retain wall and four walls, the most important thing would be how to maximize the land utilization. Accordingly, in case of enforced earth, we pile up the minimal height of earth (
) and harden the earth using a static dynamic hardening machine. In this paper, we tried to analyze and compare the stress transformation characteristics of reinforced weathered granite soil with geosynthetics when repetitive load is added to the enforced earth structure and when static load is added. The result is that the cohesion component of the strength increased greatly and the friction component decreased slightly.
Shear Load-Transfer Function of Rock-Socketed Drilled Shafts Considering Borehole Roughness
Seol, Hoon-Il ; Woo, Sang-Yoon ; Han, Keun-Taek ; Jeong, Sang-Seom ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 22, issue 7, 2006, Pages 23~35
Shear load transfer characteristics of rock-socketed drilled shafts were analyzed. The constant normal stiffness (CNS) direct shear tests were performed to identify the major influencing factors of shaft resistance, i.e., unconfined compressive strength, borehole roughness, normal stiffness, initial confining stress, and material properties. Based on the CNS tests, shear load transfer function of drilled shafts in rocks is proposed using borehole roughness and the geological strength index (GSI), which indicates discontinuity and surface condition of rock mass in Hoek-Brown criterion (1997). The proposed load-transfer function was verified by the load test results of seven rock-socketed drilled test shafts subjected to axial loads. Through comparisons of the results of load tests, it is found that the load-transfer function by the present study is in good agreement with the general trend observed by in situ measurements, and thus represents a significant improvement in the prediction of load transfer of drilled shafts.
Characteristics of Compressive Strength of Geogrid Mixing Reinforced Lightweight Soil
Kim, Yun-Tae ; Kwon, Yong-Kyu ; Kim, Hong-Joo ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 22, issue 7, 2006, Pages 37~44
This paper investigates strength characteristics and stress-strain behaviors of geogrid mixing reinforced lightweight soil. The lightweight soil was reinforced with geogrid in order to increase its compressive strength. Test specimens were fabricated by various mixing conditions including cement content, initial water content, air content and geogrid layer and then unconfined compression tests were carried out. From the experimental results, it was found that unconfined compressive strength as well as stress-strain behavior of lightweight soil was strongly influenced by mixing conditions. The more cement content that is added to the mixture, the greater its unconfined compressive strength. However, the more initial water content or the more air foam content, the less its unconfined compressive strength. It was observed that the compressive strength of reinforced lightweight soil increased reinforcing effect by the geogrid for most cases. Stress-strain relation of geogrid mixing reinforced lightweight soil showed a ductile behavior rather than a brittle behavior. In reinforced lightweight soil, secant modulus (
) also increased as its compressive strength increased due to the inclusion of geogrid.
Applicability of Resistivity/Capacitance Measurement on CPT Module for Investigation of Subsurface Contamination
Oh, Myoung-Hak ; Kim, Yong-Sung ; Park, Jun-Boum ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 22, issue 7, 2006, Pages 45~54
Resistivity cone penetrometer test (RCPT) can be employed at a relatively low cost for in-situ delineation of subsurface contamination. While the resistivity measurement has a potential to investigate the subsurface contamination, resistivity measurements alone will lead to some degree of ambiguity in the results. In this study, capacitance measurement was incorporated into the RCPT to overcome the ambiguity inherent in electrical resistivity measurements. This study is focused on verifying the applicability of resistivity and capacitance measurements of CPT module to provide information on subsurface contaminated by heavy metal and petroleum hydrocarbon. Laboratory model tests were performed to evaluate the sensitivity of the measured resistivity and relative capacitance on the water content and different types of contaminants. Test results show that simultaneous measurement of electrical resistivity and capacitance can give more reliable information on subsurface contamination. Electrical measurements of the CPT module showed high applicability to be used in detecting saturated soils contaminated by heavy metal and diesel plume floating above the groundwater table.
Effect of Hysteresis on Soil-Water Characteristic Curve in Weathered Granite and Gneiss Soil Slopes during Rainfall Infiltration
Shin, Gil-Ho ; Park, Seong-Wan ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 22, issue 7, 2006, Pages 55~64
Shallow failures of slopes in weathered soils are caused by infiltration caused by prolonged rainfall. These failures are mainly triggered by the deepening of the wetting band accompanied by a decrease in suction induced by the water infiltration. In this paper, hysteresis on soil-water characteristic curve (SWCC) of granite and gneiss weathered soils is investigated using transient flow analysis respectively. Each case was subjected to artificial rainfall intensities and time duration depending on the laboratory-based drying and wetting processes. The results show that the unsaturated seepage on weathered slopes are very much affected by the initial suction of soils and unsaturated permeability of the soils. In addition, a granite weathered soil has a lower air-entry value, residual matric suction, and wetting front suction and less hysteresis loop than a gneiss weathered soil.
A Study on the Mechanical Properties of Grout Materials Using a Magnetic Field Treated Water
Chun, Byung-Sik ; Yang, Hyung-Chil ; Lee, Sang-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 22, issue 7, 2006, Pages 65~72
This study is about the estimation of the mechanical properties of cement grout material using a magnetic field treated water instead of tap water. The water that passed through a magnetic system is called MFTW. Similar research indicates that 5% of cement dosage can be saved by decreasing bleeding of concrete and improving resistance to freezing. The reason why MFTW can improve characteristics of concrete can be explained by molecular structure of water. Magnetic force makes water clusters into single molecule or small ones. Hence, the activity of water is improved by the magnetic force. While hydration of cement particles is on progress, the MFTW can penetrate the core region of cement particles more easily. Therefore, the hydration can be carried out more efficiently and the compression strength of concrete is highly improved. The sample of the sodium silicate cement grout's homogel using the MFTW results in highly compressive strength increases in compressive strength approximately from 20% to 50%.
An Estimation Method of Settlement and the Behaviour Characteristics of Granular Compaction Pile Reinforced with Uniformly Graded Permeable Concrete
Kim, Jeong-Ho ; Kim, Seung-Wook ; Kim, Hong-Taek ; Hwang, Jeong-Soon ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 22, issue 7, 2006, Pages 73~83
The behaviour characteristics of Granular Compaction Pile (GCP) are mainly governed by the lateral confining pressure mobilized in the soft soil matrix to restrain the bulging failure of the granular compaction pile. The GCP method is most effective in soft soil with undrained shear strength ranging
. However, the efficiency of this method reduces the more compressible soil conditions, which does not provide sufficient lateral confinement. In the present study, the GCP method reinforced with uniformly graded permeable concrete is suggested for the extension of application to the soft ground. Also, large triaxial compression tests are conducted on composite-reinforced soil samples for verification of availability of the suggested method and the settlement estimation method of the reinforced GCP is proposed. Furthermore, for the verification of the proposed method, predicted settlements by the proposed method are compared with results of 3-dimensional numerical analyses. In addition, parametric studies are performed together with detailed analyses of relevant design parameters.