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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1339288
Description: In this study, an ideal compaction grouting technique was designed by injecting grout into a special designed Latex balloon. In this way, the bleeding and penetration of grouts was avoided, and the ex... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1339488
Description: A changing climate may increase the frequency or intensity of natural hazards, resulting in increased infrastructure damage. The paper will describe how risk-based approaches are well suited to optimi... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1327284
Description: During the past decades in China, the traditional state monopoly has experienced difficulties in meeting the huge demand for new infrastructure and improvement in service levels, engendering the growt... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1319473
Description: In this paper, three recycled coarse aggregates (RCAs) with different 24-h water absorptions (5.67, 3.12, and 1.98 wt%) were used to produce recycled coarse aggregate concretes (RCACs). Different wate... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1332363
Description: Rock joints exert an enormous influence on the permeability of a rock mass because they act as interconnecting networks that provide pathways for fluids to permeate and flow within the rock structure.... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1338265
Description: This paper presents the results of probabilistic analyses in slope stability problems using the Random Finite Element Method (RFEM). The influence of spatially variable soil properties on design outco... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1315168
Description: Proof load tests measure the capacity of piles and are commonly used to confirm the design capacity of the piles has been achieved. The statistical reliability of the pile foundations can also be upda... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1298005
Description: The intensity of tropical cyclones and severe storms is likely to increase due to climate change. Brisbane and the northeast coast of Queensland are regions where design wind specifications may be ina... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1305540
Description: The plastic anisotropy of reconstituted soft soils is described from the compression behaviour observed during radial loading paths in stress space. A unique relationship is established between the or... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1297928
Description: The design of foundations on soft ground reinforced by columns usually involves two important verifications, namely, checking for adequate bearing capacity and checking for acceptable settlement perfo... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1063996
Description: This paper uses the finite element upper and lower bound limit analysis to assess the stability of slopes mostly found in embankment cases where frictional materials are filled on purely cohesive undr... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1296170
Description: On the basis of the axisymmetric consolidation model, the governing equation and the corresponding solution were developed for the consolidation of a composite foundation with an impervious column by ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1342118
Description: Storm related power outages cause approximately $270 million in repair costs, annually, in the United States (U.S.). Hurricane intensity or/and frequency may change due to the increase in sea surface ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1044187
Description: The cone penetration test is widely used to interpret the undrained shear strength of soil. The interpretation methods are commonly based on bearing capacity, cavity expansion, or strain-path methods.... More
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Creators: Zhou, A. N. | Sheng, D.
Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1338526
Description: This paper presents an alternative approach for interpreting unsaturated soil behaviour, which is built in the space of stress versus degree of saturation. A new volume change equation is proposed in ... More
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