About the possibility for control of nature of seismic effect of bulky material on lateral surfaces

  • V. S. Shmukler Department of Building Constructions, O. M. Beketov Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy,Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • Feirusha S. H Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Salahaddin University-Erbil,Kurdistan-Iraq
  • O. Kalmykov Department of Building Constructions, O. M. Beketov Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy,Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • R. Khalife Department of Building Constructions, O. M. Beketov Kharkiv National University of Urban Economy,Kharkiv, Ukraine
Keywords: Retaining wall, geometry, material.dynamic, bulk


This study research investigated the seismic effects on the design of retaining walls. Analyzed regulatory guides for the calculation of these structures for the action of dynamic loads. Assessed the discrepancies between the calculated dependencies established by USA codes, Ukraine codes, and Eurocode. This work shows the relation between the curvature of the back face of the retaining wall and the lateral pressure diagram of the bulk material due to seismic load. Proposed the method for determining the rational geometry of the considered systems.


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How to Cite
Shmukler, V. S., F. S. H, O. Kalmykov, and R. Khalife. “About the Possibility for Control of Nature of Seismic Effect of Bulky Material on Lateral Surfaces”. ZANCO Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Vol. 31, no. s3, Aug. 2019, pp. 250-6, doi:10.21271/ZJPAS.31.s3.34.