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Numerical Analysis of Instabilities Affecting an Excavation on the High Speed Line in Northern Morocco

  • Ghizlane ArdouzEmail author
  • Khadija Baba
Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)

Abstract

The study presented in this paper deals with the numerical analysis by the finite element method of the behavior of an excavation, of the high speed line in the North of Morocco, which has undergone successive sliding after its excavation. With the Plaxis finite element software, and with the tracking paths stress and deformation of different points in the unstable mass, the development of the failure mechanism can be examined. The analysis of the stability of the massif allowed us to highlight the existence of potentially unstable zones.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LGCE Laboratory, High School of Technology-SaléMohammed V University in Rabat-MoroccoRabatMorocco

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