Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Date

03 Jun 1993, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Abstract

This paper presents a case study on the collapse accident of a temporary earth support structure. The examination of the design plans and investigations of the construction site where the accident occurred bas been carried out to throw light on the accident situations. Some causes of the accident occurrence which have been derived from these examinations and countermeasures for prevention of these types of accidents are discussed.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Meeting Name

3rd Conference of the International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1993 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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A Case History of the Collapse Accident of a Temporary Earth Support Structure

St. Louis, Missouri

This paper presents a case study on the collapse accident of a temporary earth support structure. The examination of the design plans and investigations of the construction site where the accident occurred bas been carried out to throw light on the accident situations. Some causes of the accident occurrence which have been derived from these examinations and countermeasures for prevention of these types of accidents are discussed.