Alternative Title

Paper No. 1.42

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Session Start Date

3-8-1998

Session End Date

3-15-1998

Abstract

The century old buildings situated on mound at Jais town, Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), India, failed after heavy rainfall. The paper presents the convincing evidence of the failure or buildings through photographs. The prime cause of failures and suggestions are also reported.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

Fourth Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

3-8-1998

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1998 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Failure of Buildings on Mound ̶ A Case Study

St. Louis, Missouri

The century old buildings situated on mound at Jais town, Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), India, failed after heavy rainfall. The paper presents the convincing evidence of the failure or buildings through photographs. The prime cause of failures and suggestions are also reported.