TC218 Reinforced Fill Structures

Reinforced Fill Structures

Short name: Reinforced Fill Structures (TC218)


TC218 Meeting Minute - June 2021

To download the file, please click on the link below:

https://www.mygeoworld.com/file/139832/tc218-meeting-minute-june-2021

Next conference call will be on Tuesday Sept 28th, 2021 7 AM (UTC).

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E-meeting Serviceability Limit States Analyses of RSS

TC218 proposed to start an E-mail exchange on Serviceability Limit States Analyses of Reinforced Soil Walls.

The E-meeting started on Monday 8 July 2019 and ended on Sunday21 July 2019. Approximately 20 Experts from 5 Continents partecipated to the discussion.

To downl



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TC218 Meeting Minute - Dec 2020

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https://www.mygeoworld.com/file/139831/tc218-meeting-minute-mar-2021

Next conference call will be on Tuesday June 29th, 2021 12 PM (UTC).

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TC218 Meeting Minute - Sept 2020

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https://www.mygeoworld.com/file/139818/tc218-meeting-minute-sept-2020

Next conference call will be on Tuesday Dec. 15th, 2020 – 7 AM (UTC).

If anyone wishes to join TC218 Committee, please feel free to contact:





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E-meeting Railroad Applications - May 2020

With the purpose of keeping the conversation and activities engaging, TC218 proposed to start an E-mail exchange on MSE wall performance for railway support between steel and geosynthetic reinforcement. The discussion was by email and the participants had approximately four weeks



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Construction Best Practices

The installation of Reinforced Fill Structures should be performed according to project requirements. Unfortunately, design specifications are sometimes not met during construction, therefore appropriate measures shall be taken to monitor the execution according to contract speci



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Description for Terms

The intent for this glossary is to provide descriptions of terms used in Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) and Reinforced Soil Slopes (RSS) for Engineers, Students or novice Users who are not familiar with this technology. The accompanying explanations are intended to provide i



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Codes Interpretation

The intent for this document is to provide a comparison on selected topics related to Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) and Reinforced Soil Slopes (RSS) design of the most relevant International Codes and Guidelines for Engineers, Students or novice Users who are not familiar w



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Results of E-Meeting Addressing Limits States for Deformation and Settlement

Results are now available regarding the e-exchange held among TC218 members to address limits states considerations for reinforced soil structures for deformation and settlement.  This information was released on September 23, 2019.  Please contact TC218 Committee Secre



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Minutes from TC218 Committee Mtg Held on September 2, 2019 at ECSMGE 2019

17th ECSMGE Minutes of Post-Discussion Meeting for TC218
MINUTES

Date of Meeting Monday September 2nd 2019

Discussion Session 16:10 – 18:00

Post-Discussion Meeting 18:00 –18:30 Venue

Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre
Austurbakki 2, 101 Reykjav&iac




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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON JOINING VIDEOCONFERENCE CALL

The TC218 committee holds regular quarterly videoconference calls on a rotating basis to accommodate the local times of 3 global regions in the Americas, Euro/Africa and Asia/Australia.  To join, please contact the Committee Secretary, Giulia Lugli ([email protected]).&



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Minutes from TC218 Conference Call on March 5, 2019

Recorded minutes from conference call on March 5, 2019 are available on request from [email protected]  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 ([email protected]) or Secretary Guilia Lugli (g.lugl



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HYBRID REINFORCED SOIL STRUCTURES WITH PRIMARY AND SECONDARY REINFORCEMENT 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.

PRESENTATION ABSTRAC



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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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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 Giulia Lugli Italy
2 Vice Chair Oliver Detert Germany
3 Secretary Shahriar Mirmirani Canada
4 Corresponding Member Rick Valentine United States
5 Corresponding Member Jennifer Nicks United States
6 Corresponding Member Fransiscus Hardianto United States
7 Corresponding Member Keith Brabant United States
8 Nominated Member Brett Gibbons Australia
9 Corresponding Member Michael Bernardi United States
10 Corresponding Member Stanley Boyle United States
11 Corresponding Member Jean-Louis Briaud United States
12 Nominated Member Ken Yeo Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
13 Nominated Member Dimitri Plantier Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
14 Nominated Member Kuo-Hsin Yang Chinese Taipei
15 Corresponding Member Jim Collin United States
16 Nominated Member Antonio Ramirez Martinez Australia
17 Nominated Member Erol Guler Turkey
18 Corresponding Member Giuseppe Cardile Italy
19 Nominated Member Nicolas Denies Belgium
20 Nominated Member Pat Naughton Ireland
21 Nominated Member Richard Bathurst Canada
22 Nominated Member Huabei Liu China
23 Nominated Member Ratnakar Mahajan India
24 Nominated Member Margarida Pinho Lopes Portugal
25 Corresponding Member Lihua Li China
26 Corresponding Member Fei Song China
27 Nominated Member K. Rajagopal India
28 Corresponding Member Amarnath Hegde India
29 Nominated Member Zhijie Wang China
30 Corresponding Member John Sankey United States
31 Corresponding Member Gary Power Australia
32 Corresponding Member Riccardo Musella Australia
33 Nominated Member Yuli Doulala-Rigby United Kingdom
34 Nominated Member Leo Alibert Lebanon
35 Nominated Member Ivan Puig Damians Spain
36 Nominated Member Nicolas Freitag France
37 Nominated Member Angelika Duszynska Poland
38 Nominated Member Jacek Kawalec Poland
39 Nominated Member Lars Vollmert Germany
40 Nominated Member Nicola Brusa United Kingdom
41 Nominated Member Castorina Vieira Portugal
42 Nominated Member Nicola Moraci Italy
43 Nominated Member Daniele Cazzuffi Italy
44 Corresponding Member Pietro Rimoldi Italy
45 Corresponding Member Giovanni Biondi Italy
46 Nominated Member Jorge Zornberg United States

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