TC218 Reinforced Fill Structures

Reinforced Fill Structures

Dissemination

  • Lau​​​nch of TC218 website to disseminate summaries of technical presentations made at conference workshops sponsored by TC218.
  • Reference minutes of quarterly video conference meetings held with TC218 membership.
  • Post reports from 23 subcommitees including (i) Terminology, (ii) Codes Summary and (iii) Construction Best Practices.

Guidelines & Recommendations

  • Identify topic area(s) for next technical workshop(s). Ideas presented include Extreme Conditions and Design Practice as general headings.

Conference Assistance

  • Participate in dedicated international conferences inciting TC218 members to contribute to the knowledge and development of addressed themes.
  • Promote the activities bad links with other organizations or TCs (in particular ISO, IGS, ASCE GeoInstitute and TC211 - Ground Improvement).

Industry Links

  • Organize TC218 workshops at ECSMGE Reykjavik 2019 and ICSMGE 2021 based on the principal theme of "Best Practices".

# Type Full Name Country
1 Chair John Sankey United States
2 Vice Chair Jim Collin United States
3 Secretary Giulia Lugli United States
4 Nominated by TC Chair Moreno Scotto Italy
5 Nominated by TC Chair Robert Lozano United States
6 Nominated Member Leo Alibert Lebanon
7 Nominated Member Daniele Cazzuffi Italy
8 Corresponding Member Pietro Rimoldi Italy
9 Corresponding Member Giovanni Biondi Italy
10 Corresponding Member Rick Valentine United States
11 Corresponding Member Jennifer Nicks United States
12 Corresponding Member Fransiscus Hardianto United States
13 Corresponding Member Thomas Taylor United States
14 Corresponding Member Keith Brabant United States
15 Corresponding Member Michael Bernardi United States
16 Corresponding Member Stanley Boyle United States
17 Corresponding Member Jean-Louis Briaud United States
18 Nominated Member Erol Guler Turkey
19 Corresponding Member Amarnath Hegde India
20 Nominated Member Ratnakar Mahajan India
21 Nominated Member K. Rajagopal India
22 Nominated Member Nicola Moraci Italy
23 Nominated Member Castorina Vieira Portugal
24 Nominated Member Dimitri Plantier Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
25 Nominated Member Ken Yeo Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
26 Nominated Member Pat Naughton Ireland
27 Nominated Member Jorge Zornberg United States
28 Nominated Member Jacek Kawalec Poland
29 Nominated Member Angelika Duszynska Poland
30 Nominated Member Chris Lawson Australia
31 Corresponding Member Gary Power Australia
32 Corresponding Member Riccardo Musella Australia
33 Nominated Member Yuli Doulala-Rigby United Kingdom
34 Nominated Member Ivan Puig Damians Spain
35 Nominated Member Nicolas Freitag France
36 Nominated Member Oliver Detert Germany
37 Nominated Member Lars Vollmert Germany
38 Nominated Member Nicola Brusa United Kingdom
39 Nominated Member Brett Gibbons Australia

Minutes from TC218 Conference Call on March 5, 2019

Recorded minutes from conference call on March 5, 2019 are available on request from jsankeyreinforcedearth@gmail.com.  Next call is scheduled for June 4, 2019.

MSE Applications in Challenging Conditions - Oliver Detert, Huesker, ISSMGE 2017

This presentation was prepared to provide a small overview of the wide range of application possibilities of Mechanically Stabilzed Earth (MSE) walls under extreme challenging conditions.

The presentation was divided into 2 sections. The first part of the presentation focuses



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TC218 VIDEOCONFERENCE MEETING CONTACT NOTIFICATION

To All TC218 Members -  Videoconference meetings are held on a quarterly basis for members.  To receive notifications of meeting times and corresponding participation requests, please contact Chairman John Sankey (sankeyjohn2@gmail.com) or Secretary Guilia Lugli (g.lugl



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HYBRID REINFORCED SOIL STRUCTURES WITH PRIMARY AND SECONDARY REINFORCEMENT FOR HIGH WALLS AND SLOPES

PRESENTATION ABSTRACT - SEOUL 2017 WORKSHOP PRESENTATION

Reinforced soil retaining walls offer economic advantages over conventional retaining walls. The cost advantage increases with the height of the wall. However, the cost of reinforcement can be as great as about 25% of th



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Hybrid Reinforced Soil Structures with Primary and Secondary Reinforcements for High Walls and Slopes

Abstract from presentation delivered by Giulia Lugli of Maccaferri at the 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering in Seoul, Korea between September 17 and 22, 2017.  The presentation was part of the TC218 workshop.

Overview of MSE Walls & Combined Anchor Systems

Presentations were made during a workshop session co-sponsored by TC218 - Reinforced Fill Structures (Mechanically Stabilized Earth and Reinforced Soil Slopes) at the 19th ICSMGE Conference held in Seoul, Korea on September 20, 2017.  Since this was a paperless session, pres



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Mining Applications of MSE Walls

Presentations were made during a workshop session co-sponsored by TC218- Reinforced Fill Structures (Mechanically Stabilized Earth and Reinforced Soil Slopes) at the 19th ICSMGE Conference held in Seoul, Korea on September 20, 2017.  Since this was a paperless session, prese



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The use of polymeric geogrids in structures with non-standard reinforced fills

Presentations were made during a workshop session co-sponsored by TC218 - Reinforced Fill Structures (Mechanically Stabilized Earth and Reinforced Soil Slopes) at the 19th ICSMGE Conference held in Seoul, Korea on September 20, 2017.  Since this was a paperless session, pres



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