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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
Volume & Issues
Volume 26, Issue 12 - Dec 2010
Volume 26, Issue 11 - Nov 2010
Volume 26, Issue 10 - Oct 2010
Volume 26, Issue 9 - Sep 2010
Volume 26, Issue 8 - Aug 2010
Volume 26, Issue 7 - Jul 2010
Volume 26, Issue 6 - Jun 2010
Volume 26, Issue 5 - May 2010
Volume 26, Issue 4 - Apr 2010
Volume 26, Issue 3 - Mar 2010
Volume 26, Issue 2 - Feb 2010
Volume 26, Issue 1 - Jan 2010
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A Study on Slope Reinforcing Effects Using Soil Stabilizer
Kim, Ki-Hwan ; Kim, Yu-Tae ; Lee, Seung-Ho ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 26, issue 10, 2010, Pages 5~14
The slope stability method using the soil stabilizer is a way to ensure that the slope stability from reinforcing method is environmentally friendly. However, the reinforcing method does not ensure slope stability for lack of research on the reinforcement effect of the mixture with soil. So the application of this method implies difficult technical issues. In this research, reinforcement effect is investigated according to the different ratio of mixture. And the optimum reinforcement depth is proposed according to the height of slope from numerical analysis. The results show that approximately the soil strength increases from two to three times. From numerical analysis, it is possible to estimate the optimum height according to the height of slope. It is anticipated that the use of soil stabilizer will increase the slope stability.
Estimation of In-situ Stress State for NC Clays Using PCPT Results
Cho, Sung-Hwan ; Seo, Kyung-Bum ; Chang, Buhm-Soo ; Lee, Jun-Hwan ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 26, issue 10, 2010, Pages 15~25
In this study, a method for estimating the in-situ stress state of NC clays using piezocone penetration test (PCPT) results is proposed. The proposed method is based on a correlation between the PCPT results and strength increment ratio. According to proposed method, no additional testing procedure for collecting undisturbed soil sample is required, which can reduce overall testing cost. To verify this method various analytical solutions were adopted and used. Measured result and predicted result are compared with each other. The verification sites consist of a variety of soil conditions. From the comparison, it is seen that predicted value of effective strcss using the proposed method match well those from measured results.
Analysis of Slope Hazard-Triggering Rainfall Characteristics in Gangwon Province by Database Construction
Yune, Chan-Young ; Jun, Kyoung-Jea ; Kim, Kyung-Suk ; Kim, Gi-Hong ; Lee, Seung-Woo ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 26, issue 10, 2010, Pages 27~38
In every summer season, most of the slope failures and debris flows occurr due to seasonal rain, typhoon, and localized extreme rainfall in Gangwon Province where 83% of the area is of mountain region. To investigate the slope-hazard triggering rainfall characteristics in Gangwon Province, slope hazard data, precipitation records, and forest fire data were collected and the DATABASE was constructed. Analysis results based on the DATABASE showed that many slope hazards occurred when there was little rainfall and the preceding rainfall had more effect on the slope hazard than the rainfall intensity at the day of hazard. It also showed that the burned area by forest fire was highly susceptible to slope hazard with low rainfall intensity, and the slope hazard in burned area showed highest frequency, especially, under the rainfall below 2-year return period.
Influence of Estimation Method of Compression Index on Spatial Distribution of Consolidation Settlement
Kim, Dong-Hee ; Ryu, Dong-Woo ; Kim, Min-Tae ; Lee, Woo-Jin ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 26, issue 10, 2010, Pages 39~47
In order to investigate the effect of variation characteristics of compression index on the spatial distribution of consolidation settlement, this study presents the estimation methods of the distribution of consolidation settlement and compares the estimated settlements. When the variation of compression index is considerable, the ordinary cokriging is more reliable in estimating the compression index than ordinary kriging because smoothing effect of ordinary cokriging is smaller than that of ordinary kriging. The spatial distribution of consolidation settlement estimated by considering both the variation of compression index and void ratio (CASE-1) is different from that estimated by using the mean value of all soil properties (CASE-2). The settlement of CASE-1 shows the larger variation at short distances rather than that of CASE-2. Whereas the spatial settlement distribution of CASE-1 is affected by the spatial distributions of compression index as well as the thickness of consolidation layer, that of CASE-2 is significantly influenced by the distribution of consolidation layer thickness.
Estimation of Unsaturated Permeability Function from Water Retention Characteristics for Korean Weathered Soils
Kim, Yun-Ki ; Choi, Kyung-Lim ; Lee, Sung-Jin ; Lee, Seung-Rae ; Kwon, Hyoung-Seok ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 26, issue 10, 2010, Pages 49~60
Unsaturated permeability function is an important factor in the design and analysis of various unsaturated soil structures. Generally the permeability characteristics decrease as the mat ric suction increases and the trend is similar to water retention characteristics of a soil. The permeability of unsaturated soils can be obtained directly by laboratory tests or indirectly by estimation methods from other soil properties. For unsaturated soils sampled from 7 areas in KOREA, SWCCs and unsaturated permeability functions were obtained by experimental tests. The unsaturated permeability results were also compared with the unsaturated permeability functions derived from the SWCCs theoretically. However, the current estimation models of unsaturated permeability function did not express the unsaturated permeability characteristics. Therefore, the FXK-M permeability function was modified to predict more accurate permeability functions for Korean weathered soils using a correction factor that can be calculated from the air-entry value of SWCC. The new estimation model resulted in good agreements for all tested soils.
Simultaneous Removal of Cd and Cr(VI) in the Subsurface Using Permeable Reactive Barrier Filled with Fe-loaded Zeolite: Soil Box Experiment
Rhee, Sung-Su ; Lee, Seung-Hak ; Park, Jun-Boum ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 26, issue 10, 2010, Pages 61~68
A pilot-scale model test was performed to estimate the availability of new material, Fe-loaded zeolite, as the filling material in permeable reactive barrier (PRB) against the contaminated groundwater with both Cd and Cr(VI). Aquifer was simulated by filling up a large scale soil tank with sands, and mobilizing the water flow by the head difference of water level in both ends of the tank. Then, the mixture of concentrated Cd and Cr(VI) solution was injected into the aquifer to form a contaminant plume, and its behavior through Fe-loaded zeolite barrier was monitored. The test results showed that Fe-loaded zeolite barrier successfully treated the contaminant plume containing both Cd and Cr(VI) and that the immobilized contaminants in the barrier were not desorbed or released. The results indicated that the Fe-loaded zeolite could be a promising material in PRBs against the multiple contaminants with different ionic forms like Cr(VI) and Cd.
Risk Evaluation of Slope Using Principal Component Analysis (PCA)
Jung, Soo-Jung ; Kim, -Yong-Soo ; Kim, Tae-Hyung ;
Journal of the Korean Geotechnical Society, volume 26, issue 10, 2010, Pages 69~79
To detect abnormal events in slopes, Principal Component Analysis (PCA) is applied to the slope that was collapsed during monitoring. Principal component analysis is a kind of statical methods and is called non-parametric modeling. In this analysis, principal component score indicates an abnormal behavior of slope. In an abnormal event, principal component score is relatively higher or lower compared to a normal situation so that there is a big score change in the case of abnormal. The results confirm that the abnormal events and collapses of slope were detected by using principal component analysis. It could be possible to predict quantitatively the slope behavior and abnormal events using principal component analysis.