Observations and Considerations Regarding Estimating Horizontal Scales of Fluctuation around Linear Infrastructure

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Abstract

Measuring soil variability has many challenges. One of the challenges is soil deformation, which can change the spatial correlation structure arising from the original geological processes. In particular, this is important in the assessment of existing structures. In this paper, the effect of existing structures on the horizontal spatial correlation is investigated using a dataset consisting of 100 CPTs in close proximity. These data were collected under and adjacent to a dyke structure which has caused considerable deformations. Using CPTs in zones where deformation has not occurred has allowed a quantification of this effect. The impact of the dyke is shown to dominate the natural scale of fluctuation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk (ISGSR 2019)
Subtitle of host publicationState-of-the-Practice in Geotechnical Safety and Risk
EditorsJianye Ching, Dian-Qing Li, Jie Zhang
Place of PublicationTaipei, Taiwan
Pages340-345
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)978-981-11-2725-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventISGSR 2019: 7th International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk - National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 11 Dec 201913 Dec 2019
http://isgsr2019.org/

Conference

ConferenceISGSR 2019: 7th International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk
Abbreviated titleISGSR 2019
Country/TerritoryTaiwan
CityTaipei
Period11/12/1913/12/19
Internet address

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Keywords

  • CPT
  • field test
  • scales of fluctuation
  • spatial variability

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