Landmarks in Earth Reinforcement

Landmarks in Earth Reinforcement

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Earth reinforcing techniques are increasingly becoming a useful, powerful and economical solution to various problems encountered in geotechnical engineering practice. Expansion of the experiences and knowledge in this area has succeeded in developing new techniques and their applications to geotechnical engineering problems. In order to discuss the latest experiences and knowledge, and with the purpose of spreading them all over the world for further development, the IS Kyushi conference series on the subject of earth reinforcement have been held in Fukuoka, Japan, every four years since 1988. This fourth symposium, entitled qLandmarks in Earth Reinforcementq, is a continuation of the series IS Kyushu conferences, and also aims at being one of the landmarks in the progress of modern earth reinforcement practice. The first volume contains 137 papers selected for the symposium covering almost every aspect of earth reinforcement. The second volume contains texts of the special and keynote lectures.Proceedings of the International Symposium on Earth Reinforcement, Fukuoka, Kyushi, Japan, 14-16 November 2001 H. Ochiai, K. Omine, ... The backfill and reinforcement material were essentially the same as those used for JR No.1 test embankment with sand backfill. ... Nine stages of horizontal sinusoidal motion, at a frequency of 3.4 Hz, were applied to the shaking table for a duration of 20 seconds.

Title:Landmarks in Earth Reinforcement
Author:H. Ochiai, K. Omine, J. Otani, N. Yasufuku
Publisher:CRC Press - 2001-01-01


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