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Current design guidelines for geosynthetic-reinforced soil structures disagree over the shear strength parameters that should be selected to characterize the backfill material. Most geosynthetic reinforcing materials are classified as extensible inclusions ...
Reference: Geosynthetics International, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2002
Soil-infilled discontinuities adversely influence the stability of rockmass, because, the infi ll materials especially when saturated, drastically reduce the shear strength. The angle of shearing resistance of a discontinuity decreases significantly for increasing ...
Reference: IACMAG 2011 – Melbourne, Australia, 9–11 May 2011