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LUL - 1-054

Civil Engineering - Earth Structures

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Organization: LUL
Publication Date: 1 October 2007
Status: inactive
Page Count: 63
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This Standard applies to Earth Structures owned by LU.

This Standard defines the requirements for Earth Structures through the following life cycle stages:

Inception and design

Construction, installation, testing and commissioning

Inspection

Analytical assessment

Condition assessment and certification

Maintenance

Strengthening and renewal

Decommissioning

Evidence of compliance

This standard replaces 2-01304-005 A1. The Standard has been re formatted and renumbered. There were no technical changes.

Purpose

The purpose of this Standard is to define the whole life cycle requirements for Earth Structure assets. The Earth Structures comprise:

Embankments of soil with slopes more than 1m high;

Cutting slopes of soil and rock (chalk) more than 1m high.

Requirements applying to the use of reinforcement in Earth Structures by placing structural elements or materials (including Geosynthetics) within the soil so that slopes stand at angles steeper than the earth would eventually adopt if no structural elements or materials were present are included in this Standard.

The Global Stability of composite slopes, where differences in grade beside the railway are created by combining Retaining Structures and Earth Structures, is a geotechnical issue and shall meet the stability requirements for Earth Structures as defined in this Standard.

In defining requirements specifically applicable to Earth Structures, this Standard complements LU Standard 1-050 (Civil Engineering - Common Requirements) that defines mandatory requirements generally applicable to all Civil Engineering assets including the Earth Structures.

A supporting LU Manual of Good Practice G-054 gives guidance and explanation on Earth Structure assets.

Document History

December 1, 2010
Civil Engineering - Earth structures
This Standard applies to Earth Structures owned by LU. This Standard defines the requirements for Earth Structures through the following life cycle stages: a) Inception and design; b)...
March 1, 2010
Civil Engineering - Earth Structures
This Standard applies to Earth Structures owned by LU. This Standard defines the requirements for Earth Structures through the following life cycle stages: a) Inception and design b) Construction,...
October 1, 2007
Civil Engineering - Earth Structures
This Standard applies to Earth Structures owned by LU. This Standard defines the requirements for Earth Structures through the following life cycle stages: a) Inception and design b) Construction,...
1-054
October 1, 2007
Civil Engineering - Earth Structures
This Standard applies to Earth Structures owned by LU. This Standard defines the requirements for Earth Structures through the following life cycle stages: Inception and design Construction,...

References

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