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Chao Xiaohui1, Xu Yu1, Sun Yingyi2This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and Deng Honglong1

1CCCC Second Highway Engineering Co., Ltd.,Xi’an 710119, China

2School of Civil Engineering, Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, Xi’an 710055, China


Received: December 15, 2023
Accepted: May 6, 2024
Publication Date: June 11, 2024

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Due to the limitation of mountainous terrain, it is difficult to transport prefabricated components for bridges, and prefabricated girder yards are arranged on high-fill roadbeds to solve the transportation problem of prefabricated components. Therefore, numerical simulation was used to analyze the deformation effect of prefabricated girder yards on high-fill slopes, and the strength discount method was used to analyze the influence of high-fill slope filling process and prefabricated component production process on slope stability. The study demonstrates that the prefabricated girder yard has a minor impact on the maximum settlement of the slope. However, it significantly affects the settlement of the lower fill layer within its range. During the filling of high-fill roadbed slopes, the plastic zone tends to develop along the direction parallel to the upper fill layer’s side slopes. The area posing the greatest risk on the side slopes is the fill layer situated where the prefabricated girder yard is positioned.

Keywords: Precast girder yard; High fill slope; Slope settlement; Numerical simulation

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