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<p>Soil reinforcement is defined as a technique to improve the engineering characteristics of soil. In this way, using natural fibers to reinforce soil is an old and ancient idea. Consequently, randomly distributed fiber-reinforced soils have recently attracted ...
Reference: Construction and Building Materials 30 (2012) 100–116
Development and optimisation of fast, efficient, quantitative, economic and environmentallyfriendly analytical extraction techniques for the extraction clean up, and pre-concentration in the quantification of 16 USEPA priority polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons ...
Reference: Int. J. Environ. Res., 5(3):681-690, Summer 2011
In this paper, soil samples collected from three different dumping site located in Ojota, Oke Afa and Solous Lagos were examined to systematically study the speciation of cadmium and lead in dumpsite soil which allows a distinction to be made between residual ...
Reference: Advances in Applied Science Research, 2011, 2 (6):247-253
<p>The SPT is considered one of the most common in-situ tests to evaluate the strength of coarse grained soil. In this study, it is tried to answer the question that, whether is possible to estimate undrained shear strength (Su) of fine-grained soil from N ...
Reference: Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 16 [2011], Bund. N
<p>The study was conducted to assess the index properties and characterize soils and rocks of Mekele town located in the northern Ethiopia having an area of 45 km2. Geological, engineering geological and geotechnical condition of the rocks and soils was studied ...
Reference: MEJS, Volume 2 (2):64-86, 2010
 
The purpose of this handbook is to provide Geotechnical Engineers with a guide to the proper procedures in the performance of geotechnical activities for the Florida Department of Transportation. Specifically, this handbook is intended to define the tasks ...
Reference: State Materials Office Gainesville, Florida, 2009
<p>Due to the globalization of the world economy and the global increase of trade, there is an increasing shipment of goods, which creates high demands on the maintenance and development of an efficient infrastructure (roads, railways and waterways). The development ...
Reference: Improvement of Soil Properties, Bratislava on June 4 – 5, 2007
 
This manual is about the general principles of bridge foundations.
Reference: BRIDGE DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS NOVEMBER 2003
This manual is the reference text used for the FHWA NHI course No. 132031 on Subsurface Investigations and reflects current practice for such. The planning, execution, and interpretation of geotechnical site explorations in natural soil and rock are presented ...
Reference: "National Highway Institute Publication No. FHWA NHI-01-031 Federal Highway Administration"
The main purpose of the reports is to provide comprehensive descriptions of the state of the art of decision analysis and sampling strategies for contaminated land. The reports form an important basis for future work, not only in the specific project, but ...