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Rockfall on slopes and structures

Abstract:

Protection galleries are generally used to protect infrastructure/lifelines against rockfalls. This research focuses specifically on the dynamic load deriving from the impact events and ideas for dissipating this impact energy by using novel cushioning materials laid on the protection galleries.

Authors:

Springman, Sarah M. and Chikatamarla, Ravikiran and Laue, Jan

Index Terms:

SoilGroup; Rockfall; slope; Soil; soil structure interaction; Chikatamarla, Ravikiran; Laue, Jan; Springman, Sarah M.

Remarks:

Completed 2005

Further Information:

Date published: 2001