Effect of unsaturated soil texture and compaction in experimental Analysis and River retaining wall failure wedge elastoplasticity

Document Type : Research Paper


1 1- M.Sc Student of Water Structures, Faculty of Water Sciences Engineering, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran.

2 Associate Professor Faculty of Water Sciences Engineering, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran


Usually protective structures are often used in coastal area and river or sea sides. In most cases, these structures are retaining walls which used to prevent the river sides erosion . Due to the contact of structures with the local soil , the study of soil interaction with structures and lateral pressure of soil is very important. Hence, the effect of particle size and compaction of backfill behind the wall is studied as an elastic analysis of wedge of body motion cantilever retaining wall in this article.


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Volume 40, Issue 4
February 2018
Pages 197-212
  • Receive Date: 12 March 2016
  • Revise Date: 11 July 2016
  • Accept Date: 23 October 2016
  • First Publish Date: 21 January 2018