dc.contributor.authorLim, Wei Ting.
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-22T01:52:28Z
dc.date.available2012-05-22T01:52:28Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/49565
dc.description.abstractFor braced excavation in clays, one major design consideration is the determination of basal heave Factor of Safety. There are many conventional formulas that have been proposed to evaluate the Factor of Safety against basal heave failure. The methods proposed by Terzaghi, and Bjerrum & Eide remain the two most common methods to evaluate the Factor of Safety (FS) for wide and narrow excavations respectively. However, such conventional methods do not consider factors such as depth of embedment (D) and wall stiffness (EI). In fact, these formulas were developed before the introduction of stiffer walls.en_US
dc.format.extent58 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Geotechnicalen_US
dc.titleEvaluation of basal heave factor of safety for excavation in claysen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorGoh Teck Chee, Anthony (CEE)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeCIVIL ENGINEERINGen_US


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