Soil reinforcement

F. Schlosser, H. M. Jacobsen, I. Juran

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Abstract

Soil Reinforcement is a special and recent field of soil improvement. It covers a range of techniques which consist of placing resisting inclusions in the soil. Depending on the type of the inclusion two extreme cases can be considered: a 'uniform inclusion' where the soil-reinforcement interaction can develop in any point along the inclusion; a 'composite inclusion' which consists of an inclusion reinforced in some particular points where the soil-reinforcement interaction is concentrated. In the case of a 'uniform inclusion' a relatively high and uniform density of the reinforcements will result in a new composite material called the 'Reinforced Soil'. The behavior of the 'reinforced soil' mass can be investigated considering a representative sample of the new composite material. Refs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
PublisherA. A. Balkema
Pages1159-1197
Number of pages39
ISBN (Print)9061912431
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984

Publication series

NameProceedings of the European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Volume3
ISSN (Print)0254-4679

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Schlosser, F., Jacobsen, H. M., & Juran, I. (1984). Soil reinforcement. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering (pp. 1159-1197). (Proceedings of the European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering; Vol. 3). A. A. Balkema.