General Theory on Earth Pressure and Seismic Stability of Retaining Wall and Dam

  • Okabe S
  • 23

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • N/A

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

Coulomb's theory is used to determine earth pressure when taking into account the cohesion of the earth. A general solution is presented for determining earth pressure when seismic force is considered. The seismic stability of a retaining wall and a gravity dam is examined. Recommendations for the ideal design of a retaining wall and examples for the new design of a quay wall are given. An appendix addresses the cause of the damage to the quay wall of Yokohama Harbor due to the September 1, 1923, Tokyo (Kanto), Japan, earthquake.

Author-supplied keywords

  • dam
  • earth pressure
  • retaining wall
  • stability
  • wall

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

There are no full text links

Authors

  • Sabro Okabe

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free