EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE VERTICAL SELF-WEIGHT STRESS DISTRIBUTION LAW OF SLOPE WITH GRANULAR MATERIALS UNDER DIFFERENT CONDITIONS

Authors

  • Professor,Doctor Southwest Jiaotong University
  • Doctor Southwest Jiaotong University
  • Liu Weixiong Southwest Jiaotong University
  • Miao Longgang Southwest Jiaotong University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14311/CEJ.2022.02.0022

Keywords:

Granular material, Self-weight stress, Slope topography, Slope height, Slope ratio, Distribution law

Abstract

Topography is one of the important factors affecting the distribution of the self-weight stress field. However, granular materials are different from general continuum materials (such as fluids and solids). Only adopting the continuum theory research still has certain limitations, while the use of experimental methods can better reflect the actual stress state of the granular materials. Therefore, in order to further obtain the vertical self-weight stress distribution of single slope with granular materials, the indoor experimental study of quartz sand based on the point source method is carried out in this paper. The research results indicate that: The measured value of the vertical stress on the bottom surface of the quartz sand slope is generally smaller than the γh (Gravity × Buried depth) value of the corresponding point, and the closer the measuring point is to the slope top, the greater the difference between the test value and γh. Besides, the influence of slope heights and slope ratios on the vertical self-weight stress about slope with granular material is also analyzed. Stress depressions appear in some test conditions, that is, the measured stress peak on the bottom of the slope does not appear at the measuring point closest to the slope top. Whether there is a stress depression and the scope of the depression is mainly related to the slope height, while the slope ratio has little effect on it.

Author Biographies

Professor,Doctor, Southwest Jiaotong University

Key laboratory of Transportation Tunnel Engineering. Ministry of Education

Doctor, Southwest Jiaotong University

Key laboratory of Transportation Tunnel Engineering. Ministry of Education

Liu Weixiong, Southwest Jiaotong University

Key laboratory of Transportation Tunnel Engineering. Ministry of Education

Miao Longgang, Southwest Jiaotong University

Key laboratory of Transportation Tunnel Engineering. Ministry of Education

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2022-07-31

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Huijian, Z., Gongning, L., Weixiong, L., & Longgang, M. (2022). EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON THE VERTICAL SELF-WEIGHT STRESS DISTRIBUTION LAW OF SLOPE WITH GRANULAR MATERIALS UNDER DIFFERENT CONDITIONS. Stavební Obzor - Civil Engineering Journal, 31(2), 291–301. https://doi.org/10.14311/CEJ.2022.02.0022

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