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Microsoft Word - Chap.4 Lateral Earth Pressure and Retaining Wall 01 for student _p.160~171_.doc160
1) General
Influence factors
1)
2)
3)
depending on wall movements (or deformation modes of soil elements).
2) Lateral Earth Pressure

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Brooker and Ireland,
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h'
h
0
OCR))(sin-(1
OCR)(
φ=
or
'sin'
For dense sands,
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* Rankine Approach
* Coulomb Approach
a) Rankine
Wall movement for active state Failure plane for active state
Wall movement for passive state
Failure plane for passive state
γ, Ko (<1)
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(Active state) (Passive state)
PA = γ'ztan 2(45-φ’/2) - 2c’tan(45-φ’/2)
= γ'zKa - 2c aK
PP = γ'ztan 2(45+φ’/2) + 2c’tan(45+φ’/2)
= γ'zKp + 2c pK
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(1) φ’, c=0
Pw =γwz = z → Water pressure,
PA << Pw → Water loads are very important.
(2) c, φ=0
H
Z
H/3
EA
R
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backfill
Based on assumption that the resultant force, EA R, is parallel to slope of
backfill, Rankine’s active pressure and resultant force can be obtained as
below
R
R
where
φββ
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C
AE is a function of (a) geometry of wedge (H, β, ω, θ)
and (b) soil properties (c, φ’, δ, cα,γ)
Known : a)
failure surface
shear force (friction only)
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(i) Assume θ
(ii) Calculate C
WWWW
RRRR
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AE (θ) and pick max. value.
This max. value is active earth pressure resultant.
* Analytical Solution for Coulomb’s Method (c=0, φ φ φ φ soils)
Active earth pressure resultant
+ω+δω
ω−φ =
−ω−δω
ω+φ =
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(1)
(2)
(3)
tan
r0
r
α
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3) Movements to mobilize limit state (i.e. active or passive failure state)
US army corps No.4, Fig 3-2.
Relationship of Earth Pressures to Wall Movements
(after Department of the Navy 1982)
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DM7 USAC Das Coduto
Dense Cohesionless
Loose Cohesionless
Stiff Cohesive
Soft Cohesive
Movements

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