Portland State University. Department of Civil Engineering
Trevor D. Smith
Date of Award
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE)
1 online resource (185 p.)
Dam failures -- Computer simulation, Finite element method, Earth dams, Soil consolidation
Limits of slope stability, limit equilibrium methods, and of the finite element code FEADAM are reached in the application of these methods to the problem of cracked dams constructed on collapsing soils.
Soliday, Stanley Jr., "Limits of limit equilibrium and finite element techniques applied to cracked debris dams on collapsing foundations" (1991). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4428.