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Performance of Buried Pipes Overlying a Void

Participants: Yuri Costa

Description: Centrifuge tests will be performed to observe the deformation mechanisms in a buried pipe and the surrounding soil when a trapdoor beneath the soil is released.


Costa, Y., Cintra, J.C., and Zornberg, J.G. (2002). “Influence of Soil Matric Suction on Plate Load Test Results on a Lateritic Soil Site.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, in press.

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