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<p>A geosynthetic-reinforced soil (GRS) mass is formed by placing closely-spaced layers of polymeric geosynthetic reinforcement in a soil mass during soil placement. The reinforcement in a GRS mass serves primarily to improve engineering properties of soil. ...
Reference: Contractor’s Final Report for NCHRP Project 12-59 (01) Submitted January 2012 NCHRP Web-Only Document 187
This manual outlines the state-of-the-art and recommended practice for designing and constructing Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) technology for the application of the Integrated Bridge System (IBS). The procedures presented in this manual are based on ...
Reference: Federal Highway Administration, FHWA-HRT-11-026, 2011
This report is the second in a two-part series to provide engineers with the necessary background knowledge of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) technology and its fundamental characteristics as an alternative to other construction methods
Reference: Federal Highway Administration, FHWA-HRT-11-027, 2011
A field investigation was performed to retest liquefaction and nonliquefaction sitesfrom the 1976 Tangshan earthquake in China.These sites were carefully investigated in 1978 and 1979 by using standard penetration test (SPT) and cone penetration test (CPT) ...
Reference: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (2011)
This paper will highlight a number of important recent and ongoing developments in soil liquefaction engineering, and will offer insights regarding research in progress, as well as suggestions regarding further advances needed.
Reference: "26th Annual ASCE Los Angeles Geotechnical Spring Seminar, Keynote Presentation, H.M.S. Queen Mary,<br/>Long Beach, California, April 30, 2003."