RETAINING STRUCTURES AND SLOPE STABILITYAcademic Year 2018/2019 - 1° Year
Credit Value: 9
Scientific field: ICAR/07 - Geotechnics
Taught classes: 42 hours
Exercise: 45 hours
Term / Semester: 2°
Knowledge of Earth pressure Theories. Design of retaining walls, Earth retaining walls, Diaphragm walls. Slope Stability and Stabilizing works.
theoretical lessons, design examples
Detailed Course Content
Earth pressure theories. Active and passive earth pressure; Rankine Theory; Coulomb Theory; Retaining walls, Earth retaining walls; cantilever and anchored diaphragm walls; design according to European and Italian codes; Methods of Analysis of stability of slopes; slope of finite height; infinite slope; static and seismic analysis; plane and rotational mechanism of failure; methods of slices; Fellenius, Bishop, Janbu, Bell; progressive failure; displacement analysis; three-dimensional slope analysis; types of landlides; causes and remedial works; stabilizing work: trence drainage; wells; tubular drains; piles to stabilize slopes.
1. Lancellotta – Geotecnica. Ed. Zanichelli
2. Bowles – Foundations analysis and design, Mc. Graw Hill.
3. Airò Farulla, Camillo. Analisi di Stabilità dei Pendii. Hevelius (Napoli).