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|Title:||Breakout failure mechanism of jackup spudcan extraction|
|Citation:||Purwana, O.A.,Leung, C.F.,Chow, Y.K.,Foo, K.S. (2006). Breakout failure mechanism of jackup spudcan extraction. Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 6th ICPMG'06 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 1-2 : 667-672. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||A centrifuge model study was carried out to simulate the extraction of a jackup spudcan foundation in normally consolidated clay. The soil movements during extraction were visualized and subsequently analyzed using the particle image velocimetry technique, a recently developed image processing technique for geotechnical modeling. The observed soil displacement field demonstrates that the breakout of spudcan in soft clay was associated with the shear failure of a soil column directly above the spudcan and a reverse bearing capacity failure of the soil beneath the spudcan. © 2006 Taylor & Francis Group, London.|
|Source Title:||Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, 6th ICPMG'06 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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