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Experimental study of horizontal anchor plates in cohesive soils

H., Niroumand and Kh. A., Kassim and Nazir, Ramli (2010) Experimental study of horizontal anchor plates in cohesive soils. Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering (EJGE), 15 . pp. 879-886. ISSN 1089-3032

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.taml.2015.02.005


This paper presents the history of the performance of the anchor plates in the sand in many experimental works. It is based on different previous researches, from the earliest till the most recent ones. The main role of this last experimental research presented below, is focused on the prediction of the anchor’s behavior and the force in the sand. Although there are not entirely sufficient substitutes for a full-scale field testing, tests performed in laboratories have the advantage of allowing a close control of at least some of the parameters encountered in the research. This paper discusses on the field studies regarding the horizontal anchor plates, reported by Balla(1961), Hanna & Carr(1971) ,Hanna(1971),Das & Seeley(1975),Andreadis et al.(1981),Ovsen(1981),Murray & Geddes(1987),Fryman & Shamam(1989),Dickin(1988),Tagaya et al. (1988),Murray & Geddes (1989),Sarac(1989),Bouazza & Finlay(1990),Dickin(1994),Sakai & Tanaka(1998),Pearce(2000), Fargic and Marovic (2003), Dickin & Lama(2007), Kumar and Bhoi (2008) The results derived from the tests that are performed at the laboratory are typically a specific problem and they are difficult to extend, and to develop to field problems due to the different material or the geometric parameters used in the field scale.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:dense sand, experimenta,l horizontal anchor plates
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:25914
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:18 Jun 2012 09:05
Last Modified:09 Nov 2018 16:07

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