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Earthfill Structures

Earthfill Structures
Major Geotechnical Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Transportation Engineering
Department Geotechnics
Lead Lecturer Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Gelyu Gelev

This subject includes issues related to specific investigations of the earth bed for: design of road and railroad earthfills; determination of physical and mechanical characteristics of the earth bed and filling material; design of earthfill structures (stress and strain state of earthfill structures and interaction with the earth bed, stability of embankments for loose and non-loose soils; technical schemes for execution of earthfill structures); geotechnical control in the execution of earthfill structures; deformations, failures, damages and strengthening of earthfill structures.