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The contribution of transverse ribs to the soil-geogrids interaction under pullout mode has been well documented. However, the contribution of transverse ribs to the soil-geogrid interaction under direct shear mode is, at best, unclear. Consequently, this ...
Reference: Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Enginering, ASCE, Vol. 135, No. 12, December, 2009
<p>TxDOT frequently uses Texas Cone Penetrometer (TCP) blow counts to estimate undrained shear strength. However, the current correlations between TCP resistance and undrained shear strength have been developed primarily for significantly stronger soils than ...
Reference: FHWA/TX-09/0-5824-2
<p>Soil slope instability concerning highway infrastructure is an ongoing problem in Iowa, as slope failures endanger public safety and continue to result in costly repair work. Characterization of slope failures is complicated, because the factors affecting ...
Reference: IHRB Project TR-489, Iowa Highway Research Board
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."
 
This manual presents recommended procedures for the calibration of testing equipment commonly used in soil laboratories.
Reference: EM 1110-2-1909
 
This manual presents recommended testing procedures for making determinations of the soil properties to be used in the design of civil works projects.
Reference: EM 1110-2-1906