DIKE FAILURE CALCULATION MODEL BASED ON IN SITU TESTS

Chr. Laustrup, H. Toxvig Madsen, John Jensen, L. Poulsen

Abstract


A method has been developed to determine the strength of a dike expressed as the mean return period for the critical load. The method is based on tests carried out on prototype dikes.

Keywords


in situ tests; dike; dike failure; calculation model

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.9753/icce.v22.%25p