Alternative Title

Paper No. 1.42

Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Date

10 Mar 1998, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Meeting Name

4th Conference of the International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

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.