Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/49238
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorYap, Christopher Poh Teck
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-16T04:30:22Z
dc.date.available2012-05-16T04:30:22Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/49238
dc.description.abstractRainfall induced slope failure is common in many tropical countries where land area is limited and many buildings are built on high ground. Hence, whenever such failure takes place, people’s life are affected both physically and economically. Therefore, it is essential to understand where and why slope failure occurs. Many slope failures occur above the groundwater table where the soil is in their unsaturated state. The shear strength of the unsaturated soil is affected by the matric suction which is directly affected by the pore-water pressure. Hence matric suction of an unsaturated soil is expected to be higher when deep rooted grass is planted. The main purpose of this project is to compare the shear strength of soil between samples with deep-rooted Vetiver Grass at different depths and growth periods.en_US
dc.format.extent57 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Civil engineering::Geotechnicalen_US
dc.titleEffects of deep-rooted grass on the shear strength of residual soilen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorHarianto Rahardjoen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Civil)en_US
item.grantfulltextrestricted-
item.fulltextWith Fulltext-
Appears in Collections:CEE Student Reports (FYP/IA/PA/PI)
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Christopher Yap Poh Teck - GE17 Effects of deep-rooted grass on shear strength of residual soil.pdf
  Restricted Access
584.92 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Page view(s)

202
Updated on Nov 30, 2020

Download(s) 50

14
Updated on Nov 30, 2020

Google ScholarTM

Check

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