Publication Abstract




Proceedings of the International Conference on Deep Foundations, Seepage Control and Remediation (41st Annual), 2016, New York, NY-Deep Foundations Track, (DFI)

Buttressing Berms for Stability of Cantilever Sheet Piles Limit Equilibrium and Finite Element Approaches
Meena L. Viswanath, Mustafa B. Erten, Ali Ebrahimi, Ming Zhu, John F. Beech

Excessive deformation of a cantilever sheetpile wall can occur due to dredging, excavation, backfilling, or long-term creep behavior of soil. A buttressing berm constructed in front of the wall can be considered as a mitigation technique to prevent or dec


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