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2008
Monday, August 11th
12:00 AM

A Case Study of Characteristics of Damages Caused by Typhoon EWINIAR 2006 in South Korea

Seung Ho Lee, Sangji University Wonju, Gangwon, Korea
Bang Woong Shin, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale Carbondale,, IL
Sanjeev Kumar, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL
Sang Uok Shin, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

A Field Test Study on Instrumented Soil Nail Installed in Cut Slope

A. K. L. Kwong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
C. F. Lee, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

An Analysis of Causes of Urban Landslides in Residual Lateritic Soil

Rajib Kumar Goswami, Water Resources Department, Guwahati, Assam, India
Baleshwar Singh, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

An Investigation on Failure of Embankments in Bangladesh

Zakaria Hossain, Mie University, Tsu, Mie, Japan
Zahurul Islam, Stamford University Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Toshinori Sakai, Mie University, Tsu, Mie, Japan

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Analysis and Stabilization of a Failed Cut Slope in Schist

S. B. Manolopoulou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
T. T. Papaliangas, Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece
T. C. Dimopoulos, Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Analysis of Dam Behaviour After Eighty Years of Service

Paolo Croce, Università di Cassino, Cassino (FR), Italy
Giuseppe Modoni, Università di Cassino, Cassino (FR), Italy

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Analysis of Problems in Cut Slope Survey and Design Based on Case Studies

Byung-Sik Chun, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Chang-Koo Cho, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Jin-Young Kong, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Ju-Heon Lim, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
Jeong-Wan Lee, Pyeongwon Engineering Co., Ltd., Seoul, Korea

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Application of Screening Analyses for the Stability of Landslide in Seymareh Dam Project

M. Yazdani, Mahab Ghods Consultant Engineers, Tehran, Iran
M. Fadaee, Ghods Niroo Consultant Engineers, Tehran, Iran
A. Eslami Haghighat, University of Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Assessment of Some Old Earth Dams in Malaysia Through Observation and Computer Simulation

A. M. Thamer, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
J. M. M. N. Megat, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
B. B. K. Huat, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
A. A. Azlan, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Averted Piping Failure—Earth Dam on Permeable Foundation

Scott Newhouse, Bechtel Power Corporation, Frederick, MD

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Back Analysis of the Malakassa Landslide Using the Multi-Block Model

Constantine A. Stamatopoulos, Stamatopoulos and Associates Co. Ltd., Athens, Greece
Stavros G. Aneroussis, Stamatopoulos and Associates Co. Ltd., Athens, Greece

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Back-Analyses of Landfill Slope Failures

Nejan Huvaj-Sarihan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Timothy D. Stark, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Calculation of Features of Many Row Pile Landslide Protection Structures

A. L. Gotman, Institute “BashNIIstroy”, Ufa, Russia
M. A. Suvorov, Institute “BashNIIstroy”, Ufa, Russia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case History and Numerical Analysis of Trench Collapse in Japan

Sahaphol Timpong, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan
Kazuya Itoh, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan
Yasuo Toyosawa, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan 2040024

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case History of Labor Accident Due to Slope Failure During Slope Excavation and Its Countermeasure Work

Kazuya Itoh, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan
Sahaphol Timpong, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan
Yasuo Toyosawa, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Study of Failure of a R.C.C. Counterfort Retaining Wall

R. D. Padhye, Walchand College of Engineering, India
P. B. Ullagaddi, Shri Guru Govind Singh Institute of Technology, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Case Study of Landslide in NH –13 at Kethikal Near Mangalore – India

K. Arunkumar Bhat, NITK., Surathkal, Karnataka, India
R. Shivashankar, NITK., Surathkal, Karnataka, India
Ramakrishna Yaji, NITK., Surathkal, Karnataka, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Controlled Wetting Test of a Soil Nailed Loose Fill Slope: Case Study

Y. D. Zhou, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
L. G. Tham, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
J. Li, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
E. C. Y. To, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
C. F. Lee, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Evaluation and Stabilisation of an Embankment at Sebastopol, South Wales, UK

Austin Weltman, Tony Gee and Partners LLP, Birmingham, UK
Xun Yuan, Tony Gee and Partners LLP, Birmingham, UK

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Evaluation of Dispersive Properties of Clays to be Used in Embankment of Arsuz - Gönençay Dam

Ayşe Aydin, Department of Geotechnical Services and Groundwater, Ankara, Turkey
Eray Özgüler, Department of Geotechnical Services and Groundwater, Ankara, Turkey

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Evaluation of the Taum Sauk Upper Reservoir Failure

Quentin Gehring, Shannon & Wilson, Inc., Fairbanks, Alaska
Ronaldo Luna, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Experimental and Numerical Analysis of the Behaviour of an Embankment Stabilized with Vertical Drains

Francesco Castelli, University of Catania, Italy
Valentina Lentini, University of Catania, Italy
Michele Maugeri, University of Catania, Italy

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Failure of the Embankment on Soft Soil in Recife-Brazil

Maria Isabela Marques da Cunha V. Bello, Federal University of Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Brazil
Roberto Quental Coutinho, Federal University of Pernambuco, Pernambuco, Brazil
Alexandre Duarte Gusmão, University of Pernambuco, CEFET /PE, Gusmão Associated Engineers, Pernambuco, Brazil

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Geotechnical Schemes for Constructing Light Structures on Instable Slopes

Farzad Farrokhzad, Babol University of Technology, Babol, Mazandaran, Iran
Asskar JanAli-Zadeh, Babol University of Technology, Babol, Mazandaran, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Horizontal Translational Failures of Levees Due to Water Filled Gaps

Meindert A. Van, Deltares, Delft, The Netherlands
Cor Zwanenburg, Deltares, Delft, The Netherlands
John M. van Esch, Deltares and Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Michael K. Sharp, Engineering Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi
Reed L. Mosher, Engineering Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Influence of Kinematic Interaction Effects on Earthquake Structure Response: Analysis of These Effects in the Colombia Earthquake of November 15, 2004

Gloria Estrada, Suramericana, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Initial Filling of Tehri Reservoir — Analysis of Seepage Data

R. S. T. Sai, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India
S. K. Shukla, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India
G. M. Prasad, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India
R. K. Vishnoi, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India
Sandeep Singhal, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Integrated Approach for Stabilisation of Varunavat Parvat Landslide – A Case Study

R. S. T. Sai, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India
S. K. Shukla, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India
G. M. Prasad, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India
R. K. Vishnoi, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India
T. S. Routela, THDC Ltd., Rishikesh, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Investigation and Repair of a Leaking Earthfill Dam

Erik J. Nelson, Geosyntec Consultants, Tampa, Florida

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Investigation on Mechanism of Creep Deformation of Slopes in Woo-Wan-Chai Landslide Area, Taiwan

M. Chang, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Yunlin, Taiwan, China
G. M. Chiang, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Yunlin, Taiwan, China
S. D. Chen, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Yunlin, Taiwan, China
Y. S. Zhang, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Yunlin, Taiwan, China
H. C. Liu, Central Geologic Survey, Taipei, Taiwan, China
C. F. Wu, Directorate General of Highways, Taipei, Taiwan, China

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Investigation on the Liquefaction of a Clayey-Sandy Soil During Changureh Earthquake

Mahmoud Ghahremani, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Abbas Ghalandarzadeh, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Kazuo Konagai, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Landslide Investigation at Phata Village on Rudraprayag-Kedarnath Road, Uttaranchal — A Case Study

A. Ghosh, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India
S. Sarkar, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India
D. P. Kanungo, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India
S. K. Jain, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India
Dalip Kumar, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India
Zameer Ahmed, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India
Ashish Patra, Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Lessons Learned from Slope and Trench Failures in Japan

Yasuo Toyosawa, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan
Sahaphol Timpong, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan
Kazuya Itoh, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Tokyo, Japan

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Lessons Learned from the Performance of a Degradable Shale Embankment: Case Study

Sebastian Lobo-Guerrero, American Geotechnical & Environmental Services, Inc., Canonsburg, PA
Neal W. Fannin, PennDOT District 2-0, Clearfield County, PA
James G. Ulinski, American Geotechnical & Environmental Services, Inc., Canonsburg, PA
Suresh Gutta, American Geotechnical & Environmental Services, Inc., Canonsburg, PA

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Locating Slide Surface and Pre-Slide Topography Using Site Investigation Data, Case Study: Maskun Landslide

Vahid Maazallahi, Azad University, Kerman, Iran
Ali Saiedi, Azad University, Kerman, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Mass Movement Landslide (June 10, 2005) Along Sarab- Ardebil Main Road (West Slope Savalan Volcanic Mountain)- Azerbaijan- Iran

E. Ghanbari, Tabriz Azad Islamic University, Tabriz, Iran
M. K. Noutash, Tabriz Azad Islamic University, Tabriz, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Overview of the Taum Sauk Pumped Storage Power Plant Upper Reservoir Failure, Reynolds County, MO

J. David Rogers, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Conor M. Watkins

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Pit Slope Failure Problems in Goan Iron Ore Mines, Goa, India

A. Santha Ram, Indian Bureau of Mines, Nagpur, Maharastra, India
S. P. Goyal, Indian Bureau of Mines, Nagpur, Maharastra, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Predicted Versus Observed Failure Surface: A Case Study

P. K. Basudhar, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur, India
G. Bhattacharya, Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur, Howrah, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Predicting Hydraulic Fracturing in Hyttejuvet Dam

S. Mohsen Haeri, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Danial Faghihi, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Prediction of Slope Stability Using Artificial Neural Network (Case Study: Noabad, Mazandaran, Iran)

Farzad Farrokhzad, Babol University of Technology, Babol, Mazandaran, Iran
Asskar JanAliZadeh, Babol University of Technology, Babol, Mazandaran, Iran
Amin Barari, Babol University of Technology, Babol, Mazandaran, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Prevention, Mitigation and Engineering Response for Geohazard in Thailand

Adichat Surinkum, Department of Mineral Resources, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
Worawoot Tantiwanit, Department of Mineral Resources, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand
Jarin Tulyatid, Department of Mineral Resources, Ratchathewi, Bangkok, Thailand

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Probabilistic Finite Elements With Dynamic Limit Bounds; A Case Study: 17th Street Flood Wall, New Orleans

Mohammadreza Rajabalinejad, Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), Delft, The Netherlands
P. H. A. J. M. Van Gelder, Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), Delft, The Netherlands
J. K. Vrijling, Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), Delft, The Netherlands

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Rapid Recovery of Demolished Young-Dong Highway 205.4km Due to Heavy Rain

KyungSoo Jeon, Korea Expressway Corporation, Whasung, South Korea
NakYoung Kim, Korea Expressway Corporation, Whasung, South Korea
HyoJong Youn, Korea Expressway Corporation, Whasung, South Korea
NakJoo Kim, Korea Expressway Corporation, Whasung, South Korea

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Rehabilitation of Sliding Motorway Slopes on Deep Failure in Bulgaria

Chavdar Vassilev Kolev, “Perikal 2003”Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Repair of a Failed Slope Using Geogrid Reinforcement

Pichit Jamnongpipatkul, Bureau of Road Research and Development, Department of Highways, Thailand
Punya Chupanit, Bureau of Road Research and Development, Department of Highways, Thailand

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Seepage Through Different Concrete Cut Off Wall Connection Systems Case Study: Karkheh Storage Dam

Zakaria Zoorasna, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tehran, Iran
Amir Hamidi, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tehran, Iran
Ali Ghanbari, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tehran, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Slope Stability Study of External Dump of Sonepur-Bazari Opencast Coal Mine, India — A Case Study

Indrajit Roy, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Stability Analysis of a 70m-High Cut at an Ancient Landslide Area in Patras, Greece

Costas I. Papantonopoulos, University of Patras, Greece
Panos G. Kloukinas, University of Patras, Greece
George E. Mylonakis, University of Patras, Greece

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Stability Analysis of a Tailings Dam: Existing State and Planned Heightening

Anton D. Tzenkov, Energoproekt-Hydropower Ltd., Sofia, Bulgaria

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Stabilization of a 30 m High Riverbank in Canada with Nails, Plates and Roots

Michael Fabius, DST Consulting Engineers Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Myint Win Bo, DST Consulting Engineers Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Bernardo Villegas, DST Consulting Engineers Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Stabilization of a Large Paleo-Landslide Reactivated Because of the Works to Install a New Ski Lift in Formigal Skiing Resort

J. González-Gallego, Laboratorio de Geotecnia, CEDEX, Spain
J. Moreno Robles, Laboratorio de Geotecnia, CEDEX, Spain
J. L. García de la Oliva, Laboratorio de Geotecnia, CEDEX, Spain
F. Pardo de Santayana, Laboratorio de Geotecnia, CEDEX, Spain

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Stress-Strain Analysis of Different Concrete Cut Off Wall Connection Systems Case Study: Karkheh Storage Dam

Zakaria Zoorasna, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tehran, Iran
Amir Hamidi, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tehran, Iran
Ali Ghanbari, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tehran, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Study of Instability Event of Rock Trench in Vanyar Dam Spillway

A. Sadeghpour, Ghods Niroo Consulting Engineers, Tehran, Iran
J. Asgari, Ghods Niroo Consulting Engineers, Tehran, Iran
M. Mojezi, Ghods Niroo Consulting Engineers, Tehran, Iran

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Importance of Mineralogy and Grain Compressibility in Understanding Field Behavior of Failures

Abouzar Sadrekarimi, University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois
Scott M. Olson, University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Stability of Flood Defenses on Permeable Soils: The London Avenue Canal Failures in New Orleans

W. Kanning, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
S. Van Baars, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
J. K. Vrijling, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

Arlington, Virginia

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM