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Nonlinear finite element analysis of stresses and movements in Oroville dam

Fred Howard Kulhawy

Nonlinear finite element analysis of stresses and movements in Oroville dam

a report of an investigation

by Fred Howard Kulhawy

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Published by University of California, Office of Research Services in Berkeley, Cal .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby F.H. Kulhawy and J.M. Duncan.
SeriesReport no. TE-70-2
ContributionsDuncan, J. M.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi,69 leaves
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13953455M

NON-LINEAR PLANE STRESS ANALYSIS USING THE FINITE ELEMENT METHOD BY HABIB AMIRZADEH B.S., University of Central Florida, RESEARCH REPORT Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Engineering in the Graduate Studies Program of the College of EngineeringAuthor: Habib Amirzadeh. The maximum lateral soil movements generally ranged from to mm, except for inclinometer I11A, for which the maximum lateral soil movement was only mm. The movement patterns shown in Fig. also suggest that shear deformation occurred at a depth corresponding to the jet grouted zone.

Introduction to Stress Linearization. In the finite element method, when structural elements are used in an analysis, the total stress distribution is obtained. Therefore, to produce membrane and bending stresses, the total stress distribution shall be linearized on a stress component basis and used to calculate the equivalent stresses. surfaces. The results of the finite element model analysis contained herein are compared to hand calculations. Based on these results, a finite element analysis should be used if a greater level of detail is required for the analysis of the rail-wheel contact. KEYWORDS: Contact stresses, UIC, IRS-T12, ANSYS INTRODUCTION.

Samer Adeeb Finite Element Analysis: Examples and Problems Comparison of Different Elements Behaviour Under Bending. To compare the different elements described earlier, the simply supported beam with the distributed load shown in Figure 1 was modelled in the finite element analysis software ABAQUS with various different element types. The beam is .   PROCESSES OF FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS Kij × uj= fi () Where u and f are the displacements and externally applied forces at nodal points Post-processing: In the earlier days of finite element analysis, the user would pore through realms of numbers generated by the code, listing displacements and stresses at discrete positions within the model.


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Stresses and Movements in Oroville Dam. Oroville Dam, presently the world's highest embankment dam, was well-instrumented with several types of instrumentation to monitor its construction behavior. The results obtained from the instrumentation clearly indicated that the embankment performed very well with only small amounts of by: ABSTRACT: The aim of this investigation is to study the static stress strain behavior of a zoned core earth.

fill dam. Due to lack of suitable clay materials, the Mamloo dam is designed as zoned core that is composed. of three vertical zones including central lean clay (CL) and two sides clayey gravel (GC) layers.

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Hooke’s generalized law: Geilo element stresses ext intFile Size: 1MB.The three-dimentional finite element analysis is adopted to simulate and cauculate the stresses and deformations of a certain core rockfill dam on narrow velley, with Duncan-Chang E-ν model during its completion and operation periods by incremental loading.

The results show that the stresses and deformations of core rockfill dam on narrow velley are allowble and the design Author: Fu Yong Chu.