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Deformation of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Structures by Design, in the Lab and in the Field

G. Heerten
  • CEO of NAUE GmbH & Co. KG, Gewerbestrasse 2, 32339 Espelkamp, Germany. Hon. Professor RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Published Online: 2012-03-12 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v.10169-011-0012-6

Abstract

Green-geo-engineering with geosynthetic reinforced soil structures is of increasing practice around the world. Poland is among the leading countries with the third biggest geogrid market in Europe. The German EBGEO 2010 Guideline for Soil Reinforcement with Geosynthetics as first European Guideline for Geosynthetics linked to the Eurocode 7, and the new design code for Japanese railway structures under seismic loading are introduced. New research results from the Geotechnical Institute of the RWTH Aachen, Germany, dealing with the soil/reinforcement interaction and new approaches for design codes for the reinforcement of base courses in traffic areas based on lab and field tests in the USA are presented.

Keywords: soil structures; geosynthetics

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About the article

Received: 2010-12-15

Revised: 2011-03-18

Published Online: 2012-03-12

Published in Print: 2011-06-01



Citation Information: Archives of Civil Engineering, ISSN (Online) 1230-2945, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v.10169-011-0012-6. Export Citation

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