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Long-Term Performance of a Drilled Shaft Retaining Wall in an Expansive Clay

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2014 ... Andrew C. Brown [and four others] The purpose of this research is to advance the understanding of the behavior of drilled shaft retaining walls installed through expansive clay. The primary source of information for this study is data from a full-scale instrumented test wall, which was installed through highly over-consolidated,

6603-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/0-6603-2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6603-2.pdf
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/0-6603-2_appdx.pdf
8.3 MB; 31.1 MB
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Geosynthetic-Reinforced Unbound Base Courses : Quantification of the Reinforcement Benefits

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2013 ... J.G. Zornberg, J.A.Z. Ferreira, G.H. Roodi As part of Research Project 0-4829, a new testing device was developed and a field monitoring program was initiated to evaluate the performance of geosynthetics used as reinforcement for unbound base courses. This implementation includes the use of the new testing device and

4829-01-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/5-4829-01-2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/5-4829-01-2.pdf
27 MB
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Implementation of Centrifuge Testing for Swelling Properties of Highly Plastic Clays

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2013 ... Jorge G. Zornberg [and three others] A novel centrifuge-testing device was developed for characterization of expansive soils, which are the source of major pavement design and maintenance problems across the state. Specifically, testing protocols were developed for use of a small centrifuge device to provide

6048-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-13/5-6048-01-1

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/5-6048-01-1.pdf
2.1 MB
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Swelling of Highly Plastic Clays under Centrifuge Loading

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2013 ... Jorge Zornberg [and three others] This document provides step-by-step testing procedures from Project 5-6048-01. "The goal of this project is to use centrifuge technology to properly characterize the swelling potential of expansive clays." --Research Project 0-6048 PSR. "February 2013; Published May 2013"; Also

6048-01-P2 [CTR] ... Product 5-6048-01-P2

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/ctr-publications/5-6048-01-P2.pdf
312 KB
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Experimental Results on Soil-Geosynthetic Interaction Stiffness

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2012 ... J.G. Zornberg, J.A.Z. Ferreira, G.H. Roodi This report summarizes small pullout test results conducted as a part of TxDOT Project 5-4829 to assess the performance of a newly developed small pullout box as well as the associated K(sgi) model. The parameter K(sgi) quantifies the stiffness of the soil-reinforcement interface under low

4829-01-3 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-12/5-4829-01-3

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_4829_01_3.pdf
18.1 MB
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Geosynthetic-Reinforced Unbound Base Courses : Quantification of the Reinforcement Benefits

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2012 ... Dr. J. G. Zornberg [and four others] As part of [TxDOT] Research Project 0-4829, a new testing device was developed and a monitoring program was initiated to evaluate the performance of geosynthetics used as reinforcement for unbound base courses. This implementation involves the use of the new testing device and

4829-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/5-4829-01-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_4829_01_1.pdf
4.9 MB
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Validation of Field Test Methods for Use of Tire Bales

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2012 ... Jorge G. Zornberg, Brian J. Freilich, Carlos Guzman This implementation project validates field test methods for checking the conformity of tire bales used in transportation applications. It also provides guidelines for instrumentation of installations involving tire bales. Specific components include field evaluation of tire bale

5517-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/5-5517-01-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_5517_01_1.pdf
1.5 MB
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Application Guide and Specifications for Geotextiles in Roadway Applications

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2012 ... Jorge G. Zornberg, Nathan Thompson Geotextiles, one among the different geosynthetic products, can be used for a number of functions or applications in pavement design. The benefits of using geotextiles in pavements and other transportation applications have triggered a proliferation of products. While this abundance of

5812-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-5812-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5812_1.pdf
2.1 MB
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Small Pull-Out Test Procedure : Wide-Width Tensile Strength Test Procedure (and Other Items on DVD)

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2010 ... By: Jorge Zornberg This DVD-ROM contains a detailed description of the small pullout test equipment and test procedures [MS Word document]. It also contains individual videos of the several steps of the test procedure. CONTENTS: "Training Material, Small Pullout Test Procedure, Wide-Width Tensile Strength Test

4829-01-P3 [CTR] ... Product 5-4829-01-P3

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/5-4829-01-P3_pt1.zip
2.0 MB; SEE NOTES FOR MORE LINKS
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Development of Application Guide and Specifications for Geotextiles in Soil and Base

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2009 ... Jorge Zornberg and Jorge Prozzi Geotextiles, one among the different geosynthetic products, can be used for a number of functions or applications in pavement design. Specifically, woven or nonwoven geotextiles have been used in pavements to fulfill the functions of separation, filtration, drainage, reinforcement, and mitigation

5812 [CTR] ... PSR 0-5812 ... Project Summary Report, 0-5812

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5812.pdf

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Mechanical Properties of Tire Bales for Highway Applications

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2009 ... Brian Freilich and Jorge G. Zornberg Scrap tire bales are typically treated as discrete elements that consist of approximately one hundred (100) scrap tires compressed into a 4.5 foot by 5 foot by 2.5 foot block. The advantage of baling tires is that a volume reduction of approximately ten (10) is achieved, and handling bales is

5517-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-10/0-5517-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5517_1.pdf
8.9 MB
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Characterization of the Swelling Properties of Highly Plastic Clays Using Centrifuge Technology

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2009 ... Jorge G. Zornberg, Jeffrey Kuhn and Michael Plaisted A feasibility study was performed to determine the potential advantages of characterizing the swelling properties of highly plastic clay using a geotechnical centrifuge. This study consisted of an experimental program involving a series of tests in a small and large

6048-1 [CTR] ... 0-6048-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_6048_1.pdf
2.3 MB
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Beneficial Use of Scrap Tire Bales in Highway Projects

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2008 ... Jorge G. Zornberg and Brian J. Frielich Increasing stockpiles of waste tires and a growing demand for adequate backfill material in highway construction are two significant problems facing Texas. However, both problems can be addressed by using stockpiles of waste tires as backfill material for highway construction. In

5517 [CTR] ... PSR 0-5517 ... Project Summary Report, 0-5517

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5517.pdf

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Soil Testing Using Centrifuge Technology

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2008 ... RS: Jorge G. Zornberg; Researchers: Jeffrey Kuhn and Michael Plaisted The goal of this project is to use centrifuge technology to properly characterize the swelling potential of expansive clays. Expansive clays can be found across the entire state of Texas, and constitute a significant problem to the Texas Department of

6048 PSR [CTR] ... PSR 0-6048-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-6048

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/6048.pdf

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Use of Geogrids for Reinforcement of Unbound Base Courses (PowerPoint)

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2008 ... Jorge Zornberg This CDROM contains four PowerPoint presentations. | Flexible pavements over high plasticity index (PI) clays (soils which expand and shrink due to moisture change) in Texas has shown excessive and premature cracking even under low traffic loads. The methods used to stabilize the subgrade over such

4829-P4 [CTR] ... Product 0-4829-P4

Full-text Link:
http://library.ctr.utexas.edu/digitized/products/0-4829-P4_Part1.zip
Available in 4 ZIP files. SEE NOTES FOR MORE LINKS
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Numerical Modeling of Narrow MSE Walls with Extensible Reinforcements

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2008 ... Stephen G. Wright, Kuo-Hsin Yang and Jorge G. Zornberg The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is experiencing wider use of Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Walls placed adjacent to an existing stable wall. In numerous cases, the space (width) available for the new wall is less than the width established in

5506-2 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-08/0-5506-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5506_2.pdf
1 MB
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Validating Mechanisms in Geosynthetic Reinforced Pavements

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2008 ... J.Z. Ferreira [and five others] Base reinforcement results from the addition of a geosynthetic at the bottom of or within a base course to increase the structural or load-carrying capacity of a pavement system. While there is clear evidence that geosynthetic reinforcements can lead to improved pavement performance, the

4829-1 [CTR] ... 0-4829-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_4829_1.pdf
5.4 MB
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The Fully Softened Shear Strength of High Plasticity Clays

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2007 ... Jorge G. Zornberg, Stephen G. Wright and Jennifer E. Aguettant Previous research has shown that cyclic wetting and drying can reduce the shear strength of compacted highly plastic clays to the fully softened shear strength. Consolidated-undrained triaxial testing procedures were used to determine the fully softened shear

5202-3 [CTR] ... 0-5202-3

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5202_3.pdf
1.2 MB
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Field Suction and Effect of Cracking in Highly Plastic Clay

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2007 ... Jorge G. Zornberg and Jeffrey Kuhn A study was conducted to determine field suction values as well as the effect of cracking on the hydraulic properties of compacted highly plastic clays. This investigation consisted of an experimental program involving a series of instrumented soil column tests on highly plastic clay prepared under

5202-2 [CTR] ... 0-5202-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5202_2.pdf
2.1 MB
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Determination of Field Suction Values, Hydraulic Properties, and Shear Strength in High PI Clays

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2007 ... Jorge G. Zornberg, Jeffrey Kuhn and Stephen Wright Moisture infiltration into highway embankments constructed by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) using high Plasticity Index (PI) clays results in changes in shear strength and in flow pattern that leads to recurrent slope failures. In addition, soil cracking over

5202-1 [CTR] ... 0-5202-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5202_1.pdf
8.5 MB
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Design Considerations for MSE Retaining Walls Constructed in Confined Spaces

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2007 ... Kenneth T. Kniss, Stephen G. Wright, Kuo-Hsin Yang and Jorge Zornberg Widening of existing highways often results in new mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls being placed in front of existing stable walls. The design of these walls is unique because limited right-of-way often forces the length of the reinforcing strips to be

5506-1 [CTR] ... 0-5506-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/0_5506_1.pdf
2.1 MB
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Quantify the Benefits of Using Geosynthetics for Unbound Base Courses

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2007 ... RS: Jorge Zornberg; Researchers: Jorge Prozzi and Kenneth Stokoe Base reinforcement results from the addition of a geosynthetic at the bottom or within a base course to increase the structural or load-carrying capacity of a pavement system. While there is clear evidence that geosynthetic reinforcements can lead to

4829-s [CTR] ... PSR 0-4829 ... Project Summary Report, 0-4829

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/4829.pdf

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Design of MSE Retaining Walls Placed in Front of a Stable Face

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2007 ... RS: Stephen G. Wright; Researchers: Ken Kniss, Kuo-Hsin Yang and Jorge Zornberg Widening of existing highways often results in new mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls being placed in front of existing walls or slopes. The design of these walls is unique because limited right-of-way often forces the length of the

5506-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-5506-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5506

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5506.pdf

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Determination of Field Suction Values in High PI Clays for Various Surface Conditions and Drain Installations

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2007 ... RS: Jorge G. Zornberg; Researchers: Jennie Aguettant, Jeffrey Kuhn, Stephen Wright The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has experienced problems with recurrent failures in embankments constructed using highly plastic clays, which has led to significant maintenance costs. In response to these failures,

5202-S [CTR] ... PSR 0-5202-S ... Project Summary Report, 0-5202

Full-text Link:
http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/rti/psr/5202.pdf

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Engineering Properties of Tire Bales for Soil Repairs and Embankment Construction

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2006 ... Jorge G. Zornberg and Christopher J. LaRocque This report summarizes the results of tasks conducted to characterize the properties of tire bales for use in limit equilibrium stability analyses. The test results indicate that the use of tire bales is a promising alternative for slope stabilization. Publ. by: University of Texas at Austin.

9023-01-1 [CTR] ... FHWA/TX-06/5-9023-01-1

Full-text Link:
http://www.utexas.edu/research/ctr/pdf_reports/5_9023_01_1.pdf
648 KB
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Tire Bales in Highway Applications : Feasibility and Properties Evaluation

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2005 ... Jorge G. Zornberg, Barry R. Christopher, Marvin D. Oosterbaan There are growing interests in the utilization of recycled tire bales for civil engineering applications, triggered partly by the significant volumes of tires that could be disposed of in transportation projects. However, evaluation of tire bale properties and performance of

2005-02 ... CDOT-DTD-R-2005-2

Full-text Link:
http://www.coloradodot.info/programs/research/pdfs/2005/tirebales.pdf
9 MB
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Geology and Properties of Earth Materials 2004

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2004 ... [various authors] CONTENTS: Using a Single Test to Determine Specific Gravity and Absorption of Aggregate Blends / Hall, Kevin D. Evaluation of New Test Procedures for Determining Bulk Specific Gravity of Fine Aggregate by Automated Methods / Prowell, Brian D.; Baker, Nolan V. Hard Aggregate Resistance to Studded

TRR 1874 ... TRR 1874 ... Transportation Research Record (TRR), 1874

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Performance of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Walls Supporting the Founders / Meadows Bridge and Approaching Roadway Structures Report 2 : Assessment of the Performance and Design of the Front GRS Walls and Recommendations for Future GRS Abutments

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2001 ... Naser Abu-Hejleh [and four others] The Founders/Meadows structure is the first major bridge in the United States built on footings supported directly by geosynthetic-reinforced soil (GRS) walls, eliminating the traditional use of deep foundations altogether. The performance of the front GRS walls, which support the bridge

2001-12 ... CDOT-DTD-R-2001-12

Full-text Link:
http://www.coloradodot.info/programs/research/pdfs/2001/founders2.pdf

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Design and Construction Guidelines for MSE Walls with Independent Full-Height Facing Panels

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2001 ... Naser, Abu-Hejleh [and three others] In 1996, the Colorado DOT completed the construction of a unique mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) wall with an independent full-height facing (IFF) for the ramp connecting northbound Interstate-25 to Interstate-70 in Denver, Colorado. The new MSE/IFF wall has four major components:

2001-05 ... CDOT-DTD-R-2001-5

Full-text Link:
http://www.coloradodot.info/programs/research/pdfs/2001/msewalls.pdf

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Results and Recommendations of Forensic Investigation of Three Full-Scale GRS Abutment and Piers in Denver, Colorado

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2001 ... Naser Abu-Hejleh [and three others] In 1996, a full-scale geotextile -reinforced soil bridge abutment and two bridge piers with block facing were constructed in the Havana Maintenance Yard in Denver, Colorado. The abutment and outer GRS pier were load tested to demonstrate that GRS abutments and piers with block facing are

2001-06 ... CDOT-DTD-R-2001-6

Full-text Link:
http://www.coloradodot.info/programs/research/pdfs/2001/grsabutment.pdf

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Performance of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Walls Supporting the Founders / Meadows Bridge and Approaching Roadway Structures

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2000 ... Naser Abu-Hejleh [and three others] In July of 1999, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) successfully completed the construction of the new Founders/Meadows Bridge near Denver. In this project, both the two-span bridge and the approaching roadway structures are supported by a system of geosynthetic-

2000-05 ... CDOT-DTD-R-2000-5

Full-text Link:
http://www.coloradodot.info/programs/research/pdfs/2000/foundersmeadows1.pdf

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