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Geosynthetic geofoam has a cellular structure made of expanded polystyrene (EPS) and has been used as a lightweight material for geotechnical use in embankments, bridges seat, base and sub-base of roads pavements and infrastructure protection applications. This paper presents research data on EPS laboratory tests aiming to characterize Brazilian EPS for geote...
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This paper reviews the behaviour of reinforced embankments on soft ground. Case of the Almere test embankment is used as an example to demonstrate the key function of reinforcement in improving the performance of embankments on soft foundation. The effects of partial drainage are summarized for reinforced embankments and contrasted the results from undrained ...
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