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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 ...

Proceedings from 3rd International Conference on Performance Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (Vancouver 2017) available in open access

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The Innovation and Development Committee of ISSMGE is pleased to announce that through the initiative of TC203 Chair, Prof. Ross W. Boulanger, the 238 papers of the Performance Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering III (PBD-III) that was held on July 16-19, 2017, in ...


Volume 4, Issue #3 of the IJGCH has been released!

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We are pleased to announce the Issue #3 of Volume #4 of the International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories, an official Journal of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). Papers published in this refereed journal are free ...

Landslide adjoining a housing society in Mumbai, INDIA

Dear colleagues,  On a rainy day on 2nd July 2018, a landslide happened adjoining a densely populated housing society in the heart of the Mumbai city.  Landslides and slope failures are very common in this area during the monsoon period. A deep excavation w ...

ISSMGE NEWS & INFORMATION CIRCULAR - JULY 2018

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Please visit the ISSMGE website – https://www.issmge.org/ for full details of all ISSMGE activities. Please distribute this Circular widely. TC309 – Machine Learning and Big Data. This new TC is actively seeking nominations for members from the Memb ...

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.

Pagani News - In situ test

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Pagani Geotechnical Equipment - FREE App available Pagani Geotechnical have made available a FREE app to all professionals involved with in-situ testing - mechanical CPT (Dutch cone) and Dynamic tests, as well as Trench pits.  The App can both record and send data fro ...

TC303 - Osaka meeting of Asia Conference 2018

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The following is a brief summary of the Osaka meeting held on March 13-14, 2018. In the meeting, some topics covering issues related in disaster mitigation were discussed deeply, which include: 1)Development of method to evaluate seismic risk on facilities of nuclear power pla ...

Coupled Problems 2019, June 3-5 in Barcelona

TC 103 Chair Prof Murakami and Prof Hashiguchi are organising an invited section on Numerical Analysis in Geomechanics at the 8th International Conference on Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering (COUPLED PROBLEMS 2019) in Sitges (Spain) ...