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3D Simulations of Deep Mixed Columns under Road Embankment

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Abed, Ayman
dc.contributor.author Korkiala-Tanttu, Leena
dc.contributor.author Forsman, Juha
dc.contributor.author Koivisto, Kirsi
dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-22T07:11:21Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-22T07:11:21Z
dc.date.issued 2021
dc.identifier.citation Abed , A , Korkiala-Tanttu , L , Forsman , J & Koivisto , K 2021 , ' 3D Simulations of Deep Mixed Columns under Road Embankment ' , Rakenteiden Mekaniikka - Journal of Structural Mechanics , vol. 54 , no. 1 , pp. 1-20 . < https://rakenteidenmekaniikka.journal.fi/article/view/84590 > en
dc.identifier.issn 0783-6104
dc.identifier.issn 1797-5301
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dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/56865832/3D_simulatios_final_open_access_paper.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/103272
dc.description.abstract When column stabilisation is meant to function as a ground improvement under an embankment, the design cases to be considered consist of overall stability, compression resistance of the column heads, arching of the embankment on the columns and settlements. This paper focuses on the compression resistance of the columns. The proper geotechnical design of deep mixed (deep stabilised) columns under road embankment requires good estimation of the stress- strain behaviour of the columns and the surrounding soil under the embankment and traffic loading. Earlier Finnish design approaches relied on an even traffic load of 10 kN/m2 on the road surface. The dimensioning methods for column stabilised soil are also based on the idea of an even traffic load. Due to Eurocode recommendations a more realistic scenario is introduced, which remarkably increases the magnitude of the traffic loading. After deriving suitable material properties and stiffness parameters for static and dynamic traffic loading, three-dimensionalfinite element calculations are performed to achieve better understanding of the mechanical interaction between the embankment, columns and soil under the new loading configuration. Even though more investigations are needed before delivering a final statement, the calculations show that, for the considered case in this paper, the new loading scenario has no relevant consequences on the design compared to the earlier design approach. en
dc.format.extent 20
dc.format.extent 1-20
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Rakenteiden mekaniikan seura ry
dc.relation.ispartofseries Rakenteiden Mekaniikka - Journal of Structural Mechanics en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 54, issue 1 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.title 3D Simulations of Deep Mixed Columns under Road Embankment en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department Chalmers University of Technology
dc.contributor.department Mineral Based Materials and Mechanics
dc.contributor.department Ramboll Finland Oy
dc.contributor.department Department of Civil Engineering en
dc.subject.keyword soil stabilisation
dc.subject.keyword finite-element modeling
dc.subject.keyword dynamic load
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-202103222550
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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