Reinforced embankments   Design and calculation                        Piazza delle Erbe, 1 • I-38017 Mezzolombardo (TN) I...
Reinforced embankments        reinforced embankments
Reinforced embankments           Design and calculation• Uphill side: interaction between the block and      the embankmen...
Reinforced embankments Test 1:1 scale – numerical model            reinforced embankments
Uphill side     the impact                   Distinct Elements Model (DEM)                   calibrated by full-scale test...
Uphill sideBlock penetration and dynamic impact force                reinforced embankments
Structural response                                   INPUT                        Properties of the ground (fill         ...
Downhill side displacements   reinforced embankments
Foundations       loads  reinforced embankments
Reinforced embankments                Design Approach (LSD)Structural response after impact           Seismic performance ...
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Reinforced embankments

  1. 1. Reinforced embankments Design and calculation Piazza delle Erbe, 1 • I-38017 Mezzolombardo (TN) Italy Tel. +39 0461.60.55.28 • Fax +39 0461.18.60.182 web: www.rockfalldefence.com • email: info@rockfalldefence.com
  2. 2. Reinforced embankments reinforced embankments
  3. 3. Reinforced embankments Design and calculation• Uphill side: interaction between the block and the embankment• Embankment structural response• Downhill side: displacements and deformations of the embankment• Loads on foundations reinforced embankments
  4. 4. Reinforced embankments Test 1:1 scale – numerical model reinforced embankments
  5. 5. Uphill side the impact Distinct Elements Model (DEM) calibrated by full-scale tests up to 6000 kJ Elasto-visco-plastic analytical model Penetration of the blockImpact force transmission reinforced embankments
  6. 6. Uphill sideBlock penetration and dynamic impact force reinforced embankments
  7. 7. Structural response INPUT Properties of the ground (fill material) and the reinforcing structure (polymeric geogrids) OUTPUT Failure surface Size and weight of the volume Forces between all the elements reinforced embankments
  8. 8. Downhill side displacements reinforced embankments
  9. 9. Foundations loads reinforced embankments
  10. 10. Reinforced embankments Design Approach (LSD)Structural response after impact Seismic performance analysis Combined loads local and global stability stresses on the reinforcing structure Piazza delle Erbe, 1 • I-38017 Mezzolombardo (TN) Italy Tel. +39 0461.60.55.28 • Fax +39 0461.18.60.182 web: www.rockfalldefence.com • email: info@rockfalldefence.com reinforced embankments
  11. 11. info@rockfalldefence.comwww.rockfalldefence.com +39.0461.60.55.28

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