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Numerical study of slope protected by rockfill and shredded tyre mixture gabion wall

A. C., Ainul Mardziah and Amizatulhani, Abdullah (2019) Numerical study of slope protected by rockfill and shredded tyre mixture gabion wall. In: Proceedings of 3rd National Conference on Wind & Earthquake Engineering and 1st International Seminar On Sustainable Construction Engineering (NCWE & ISSCE 2019), 12-13 July 2019 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 38-43..

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Abstract

Abundance of discarded scrap tyre in Malaysia demand diverse recycling products, in order to reduce its environmental pollutions and simultaneously the negative aftermaths to society and future generation. Hence, this paper is established to investigate the potential of tyre derived geo-material as rock fill alternative in conventional gabion type retaining wall, replacing a portion of the non-renewable rock fill. 4-tier scrap tyre gabion wall (STG wall) in terraced position with various scrap tyre ratio from total gabion rock fills volume are modelled to retain a 5.0m height of existing failed slope. The model are analysed by finite element method in Slope/W 2007 software (Morgenstern-Price analysis method) to assess overall stability of the gabion wall and factor safety (FOS) of the treated slope. From this study, higher FOS is acquired when STG wall incorporated into the failed slope compared to using conventional gabion wall.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Numerical Study; Environmental Pollutions; Scrap Tyre Gabion wall
Subjects: T Technology > TF Railroad engineering and operation
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Civil Engineering & Earth Resources
Depositing User: Pn. Hazlinda Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2019 08:36
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2019 08:36
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/26513
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