Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/101035
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorRahardjo, Hariantoen
dc.contributor.authorSantoso, Vera Amaliaen
dc.contributor.authorLeong, Eng Choonen
dc.contributor.authorNg, Yew Songen
dc.contributor.authorPang, Henry Tam Cheuken
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-07T04:09:46Zen
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-06T20:32:25Z-
dc.date.available2011-10-07T04:09:46Zen
dc.date.available2019-12-06T20:32:25Z-
dc.date.copyright2010en
dc.date.issued2010en
dc.identifier.citationRahardjo, H., Santoso, V. A., Leong, E. C., Ng, Y. S. & Pang, H. T. C. (2010). Pore-water pressure characteristics of two instrumented residual soil slopes. Paper presented at the 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Newcastle, Australia, pp.333-339.en
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10356/101035-
dc.description.abstractResponses of pore-water pressures in unsaturated soil slopes during rainfall have major influences in triggering slope failures. Two fully instrumented residual soil slopes located in two major geological formations in Singapore, that are Bukit Timah Granite and sedimentary Jurong Formation, were monitored for a period of several months. Real-time monitoring systems in the slopes were used to provide pore-water pressure, rainfall, and ground water level data. Characteristics of pore-water pressure distributions in both slopes during rainfalls were studied and compared. The monitoring results indicate that the Bukit Timah Granite residual soil slope has a deeper ground water table and a thicker unsaturated zone than the sedimentary Jurong Formation residual soil slope. A higher permeability of the Bukit Timah Granite residual soil results in a faster change in negative pore-water pressure due to rainwater infiltration as compared to those of the sedimentary Jurong Formation residual soil. Consequently, changes in shear strength and factor of safety of the Bukit Timah Granite residual soil slope during rainfall have different characteristics than those of the Jurong Formation residual soil. The differing characteristics of pore-water pressure responses during rainfall in these two residual soils are analyzed and highlighted in the paper.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rights© 2010 Taylor & Francis Group. This is the author created version of a work that has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Newcastle, Australia, Taylor & Francis Group. It incorporates referee’s comments but changes resulting from the publishing process, such as copyediting, structural formatting, may not be reflected in this document. The official website of publisher is available at: [URL: http://www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/ ]en
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Geotechnicalen
dc.titlePore-water pressure characteristics of two instrumented residual soil slopesen
dc.typeConference Paperen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen
dc.contributor.conferenceAsia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils (4th : 2009 : Newcastle, Australia)en
dc.contributor.organizationBuilding Technology Department, Housing and Development Board, Singaporeen
dc.description.versionAccepted versionen
item.fulltextWith Fulltext-
item.grantfulltextopen-
Appears in Collections:CEE Conference Papers
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Pore-water pressure characteristics of two instrumented residual soil slopes.pdfMain article2.09 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
View/Open

Page view(s) 1

1,144
Updated on Apr 22, 2021

Download(s) 1

942
Updated on Apr 22, 2021

Google ScholarTM

Check

Items in DR-NTU are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.