Analysis of Embankments with Different Fill Materials using Plaxis-2D

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© 2017 by IJETT Journal
Volume-45 Number-6
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : A.Laxminarayana, M. Naresh
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V45P259


A.Laxminarayana, M. Naresh "Analysis of Embankments with Different Fill Materials using Plaxis-2D", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V45(6),280-284 March 2017. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Slope stability analysis is one of the most important topic in geotechnical Engineering. For construction of Railway embankments, canal, road Embankments, earth dams etc. we go for different slopes with different geometric conditions. If the slope is natural made, the kind of problem is to check the sustainability of slope. If it is manmade type, the problem of choosing soils to build and other conditions which required for stable. The clear idea of this topic is to know the best suitability of locally available fill material. For this particular analysis done in latest version of 2016 PLAXIS-2D. This particular software has the 5 stages of sequential computation like soil, structure, mesh generation, flow conditions, staged construction. Each individual stage having maximum number options regarding all the properties of soil, loading conditions, water table effect, geometry, reinforcements. Analysis contains usage of different fill materials and different slope angles with different heights. Present slope study includes the homogeneous soils, as well as slope section with different soils layers.


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slope stability, plaxis-2d, Fill materials.