Year 2020, Volume 7 , Issue 2, Pages 621 - 637 2020-12-30

Performance Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Earth Wall by Analytical Experimental and Finite Element Methods
Geosentetik Donatılı İstinat Duvarının Analitik, Deneysel ve Sonlu Elemanlar Yöntemleri ile Performans Analizi

Eren BALABAN [1] , Ales SMEJDA [2] , Mehmet İnanç ONUR [3]


Ease of construction and performance under earthquake loads causes interest in construction of reinforced earth walls worldwide. In this study, reinforced earth walls with sand and clay backfill at a height of 450 mm are constructed and tested under bridge abutment loading conditions. A finite element analysis is performed and results are compared with experiment results. In the parametric study made by conducting finite element method, effect of reinforcement stiffness and reinforcement density on the horizontal displacements along the retaining wall face, the maximum tensile force, total maximum tensile force, and slope stability are investigated.
İnşa edilmelerinin kolaylığı ve deprem yükleri altında sergiledikleri performanstan dolayı donatılı zemin uygulaması ile inşa edilen istinat duvarlarına olan ilgi dünya çapında artmaktadır. Bu çalışmada 450 mm yüksekliğinde kum ve kil dolguya sahip donatılı istinat duvarları inşa edilerek köprü ayağı yükleme şartlarında test edilmiştir. Elde edilen test sonuçlarından yararlanılarak sonlu elemanlar modeli oluşturulmuştur. Sonlu elemanlar ile yapılan parametrik çalışmada donatı rijitliği, donatı sıklığı ve donatı uzunluğunun temel oturmasına, istinat duvarı boyunca oluşan yatay deplasmanlara, her bir donatı üzerinde oluşan maksimum çekme kuvveti ile toplam maksimum çekme kuvvetine ve şev duyarlılığı üzerindeki etkileri araştırılmıştır.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-9559-0127
Author: Eren BALABAN (Primary Author)
Institution: MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1457-0285
Author: Ales SMEJDA
Institution: University of Pardubice
Country: Czech Republic


Orcid: 0000-0002-2421-4471
Author: Mehmet İnanç ONUR
Institution: MÜHENDİSLİK FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution University of Pardubice
Project Number SGS2019_010
Dates

Application Date : March 17, 2020
Acceptance Date : October 1, 2020
Publication Date : December 30, 2020

APA Balaban, E , Smejda, A , Onur, M . (2020). Performance Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Earth Wall by Analytical Experimental and Finite Element Methods . Bilecik Şeyh Edebali Üniversitesi Fen Bilimleri Dergisi , 7 (2) , 621-637 . DOI: 10.35193/bseufbd.705157