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<p>In the following sections, we will first discuss basic considerations necessary for<br />calculating lateral earth pressure and then how to apply these pressures in developing the force. We will illustrate how the lateral forces are combined with vertical ...
Reference: PDHonline Course C155 (2 PDH)
<p>Article shows the typical examples of mathematical models realization of probabilistic description of random variables (RV) distribution of geotechnical characteristics and the heterogeneity parameters according to data of laboratory and field tests of ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
This report describes intelligent compaction, a new method of achieving and documenting compaction requirements. Intelligent compaction uses continuous compaction-roller vibration monitoring to assess mechanistic soil properties, continuous modification/adaptation ...
Reference: NCHRP Report 676, TRB
This report explores enhanced test methods for determining laboratory mixing and compaction temperatures of modified and unmodified asphalt binders.
Filed under: Pavement -  Asphalt Pavement
Reference: NCHRP Report 648, TRB
<p>Although it is known that impact compaction tests are not appropriate for granular soils, these tests continue to be widely used. Excessive settlements frequently occur in granular soils where specified field compaction is based on Standard Proctor (ASTM ...
Reference: FHWA/IN/JTRP-2007/12
 
<p>The specifications, plans, and standard sheets state the requirements of embankment construction in precise terms. This guide is intended to describe less technically and hopefully, more understandably; how to construct an embankment. The guide discusses:</p> <p><br ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING MANUAL GEM-12 Revision #2
 
<p>This manual describes the operational safety procedures to be followed when using Nuclear Moisture &ndash; Density Gauges under the control of the Geotechnical Engineering Bureau, New York State Department of Transportation. This manual must be used in ...
Reference: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING MANUAL GEM-10 Revision #1
Vibratory compaction generates lateral stresses, which result in a permanent increase of the horizontal earth pressure and overconsolidation. The practical importance of these effects is discussed.
Reference: "Deep vibratory compaction of granular soils. Chapter 19 in Ground Improvement-Case Histories, Elsevier publishers, B. Indranatna and C. Jian, Editors, pp. 633 - 658"
 
<p>One of the most common measurements used for quality control of earthfill placement is compacted density. The use of density testing for the control of fill placement and as a key indicator that material placed will meet specified parameters has broad application ...
Reference: Portland Cement Association
<p>Unanticipated settlement of compacted earth fill has been a continuing problem for embankments managed by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). This report contains the results of an investigation of current compaction specifications, with particular ...
Reference: K-TRANS, Report No. K-TRAN: KU-00-8