Day 2

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KEYNOTE: Koseki J.
Mitigation of Disasters by Earthquakes and Rains/Floods by Means of Geosynthetic- Reinforced Soil Retaining Walls


J. Koseki


Chair: Hoe Ling
(Photo credit: V. Herle)



•    Wall/Slope Design and Construction – II

 Chair: J. Han
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Fan Zhu [25, Hong Kong]
A Study on Mechanical Function of Facing Units in Geosynthetic Reinforced Earth Structures



Patrick Naughton, Moreno Scotto, Pietro Rimoldi, and Marco Vicari [73, Ireland]
External Stability of Reinforced Soil Walls



Pietro Rimoldi, Dov Leshchinsky, Marco Arrigoni, and Anna Bortolussi [97, Italy]
Vertical Wall with Concrete Panels Facing and Geostrips Reinforcement: Instrumentation and Data Reduction



Ben Leshchinsky [119, USA]
Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls: Parametric Study of Reinforcement Tensile Loads under Limit State



Assaf Klar and Eitan Normand [129, Israel]
Kinematic Constraints Based Method for Extensible Reinforcement in MSE Walls



Dimiter Alexiew, Fabiana Leite-Gembus, and Slava Jossifowa [148, Germany]
Geogrid-Reinforced Segmental Block Walls for a Highway Intersection Project: Design and Specific Solutions



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•    Application of Numerical Methods

Chair: L. Tonni


Zhijie Wang, Felix Jacobs, and Martin Ziegler [98,Germany]
DEM Investigation of Compound Tensile Test with One Geogrid Tensile Member



Sabatino Cuomo, Lorenzo Frigo, and Carlo Tedesco [117, Italy]
Modelling the Displacements of Geosynthetics Reinforced Geostructures



Thomas Meier, Dimiter Alexiew, Peter-Andreas von Wolffersdorff, and Frank Brötzmann [160, Germany]
Finite Element Safety Analyses of a Geosynthetic-Reinforced Dam under Seismic Impact



Nii Attoh-Okine [179, USA]
Some Data Analytic Issues in Sensor-Based Geosynthetics Application



Ampeglio Diego Garini [39, Italy]
Critical failure Surfaces for Tie-back and Compound Slope Analysis



Xiaoming Yang and Spandana Annamraju [86, USA]
Numerical Analysis of Cellular Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil using a Hypoplastic Constitutive Model

 not presented


Saad Farhan Ibrahim [166, Iraq]
An Approach in Improving Soft Soil underneath a Ballast Railway Using FEM

 not presented


Buhm-Soo Chang, Sung-Woo Bae,Yong-Soo Kim, and Jong-Gun Lee [103, Korea]
A Study on the Effective Design of Reinforced Segmental Retaining Walls and Curved Section

 not presented


Ali Ghandeharioon [116, Canada]
Finite Element Analysis of the Installation of Prefabricated Vertical Drains in Soft Soils

 not presented


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The Importance of Good Compaction of The Backfill and The Compaction Control Based On The Dry Density and The Degree of Saturation


F. Tatsuoka


Chair: D. Leshchinsky



•    Laboratory Testing and Physical Modeling – II

 Chair: A. Zhussupbekov


Fernanda Ferreira, Castorina Vieira, and Maria de Lurdes Lopes [96, Portugal]
Analysis of Soil-Geosynthetic Interfaces Shear Strength through Direct Shear Tests



Guillaume Stoltz and Natacha Vidal [121, France]
Alteration of Friction Characteristics of Geosynthetics Interfaces Following Successive Slidings



Askar Zhussupbekov, Tymarkul Muzdybaeva, and Eun Chul Shin [45, Kazakhstan]
Experimental Research of Reinforced Unpaved Road under Cyclic Loading



Seyed Naser Moghaddas Tafreshi, Behzad Noori, and Omid Khalaj [85, Iran]
Stress-Strain Response of Multi-Layered Geocell Reinforced Soil by Triaxial Test

 not presented


Burakbey Davarci and Murat Ornek [137, Turkey]
Experimental Studies of Multi-Edge Footings Rested on Geogrid Reinforced Sand

 not presented


Fei Wang, and Lin-Chang Miao [153, China]
A Physical Modeling of Ground Movement around HDPE Pipes Subjected to Tunneling

 not presented


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•    Embankment, Soft Ground and Geosynthetic Tube

Chair: J. Collin


Sushovan Dutta and J. N. Mandal [34, India]
Feasibility Study on Waste Plastic Water Bottles as Encasements of Stone Columns for Ground Improvement



Audrey Huckert, Pascal Villard, Laurent Briancon, and Patrick Garcin [36, France]
An Experimental Approach of the Design of Geotextile-Reinforced Embankments Prone to Sinkholes



Evgeniy Fedorenko and Tatyana Vavrinuk [38, Russia]
Determination of the Strength of Geosynthetic Materials Taking Into Account of Consolidation of Soil Thawed



Joanna Gorniak, Pascal Villard, and Philippe Delmas [109, France]
Analytical Design Method to Determine the Vertical Loading Capacity of Geosynthetic Tubes Filled with Granular Material



Wei Guo, Jian Chu, and Shuwang Yan [111, Singapore]
Design of Geosynthetic Tube Resting on Winkler Foundation



Romain Girout, Matthieu Blanc, Luc Thorel, Daniel Dias, and Marcio Almeida [130, France]
Geosynthetics Impact on the Reinforcement of Compressible Soil by Rigid Piles



K. Matsushima, Y. Mohri, K. Nakazawa, K. Yamada, T. Hori, and M. Ariyoshi [157, Japan]
The Pilot Test of Countermeasure against Wave Erosion for Road Embankment in Bangladesh



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