MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 284, 201929th International Conference on Structural Failures
|Number of page(s)||12|
|Section||Geotechnical Causes of Structural Failures|
|Published online||10 July 2019|
Analysis of failure in landfill construction elements
1 Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Nowousrynnowska 159 St, 02-766 Warsaw, Poland
2 Faculty of AgriSciences, Mendel University in Brno, Zemědělská 1, 613 00 Brno, Czech Republic
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
The paper presents issues related to the failure of construction elements on landfills. The study investigates threats deriving from landfills, which are the result of emergency events. It reviews landfill failures of different types, showing how they may affect the natural environment, human health and safety. The research is aimed at identifying the causes of these events and at presenting the schedule of remedial works and methods of removing the effects of failures occurring in a selected landfill. Based on the analysis, the use of the geophysical testing method to identify the origin and extent of the failure has been demonstrated as a method crucial for the design of repair works.
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