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Miscellaneous Documents

Research Reports:

Integral Abutment Bridges, Problems and Innovative Solutions using EPS Geofoam and Other Geosynthetics, Manhattan College Research Report NO. CE/GE-00-02, written by Dr. John S. Horvath

Earth Force Reduction by a Synthetic Compressble Inclusion, a report of research conducted under the sponsorship of GeoTech Systems Corporation and the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology, by J.N. Reeves and Professor G. M. Filz of Virginia Tech, January 2000

Geoboard Reduces Lateral Earth Pressure, by A.M. PARTOS, and P.M. KAZANIWSKY of Site Engineering, from the proceedings of the 1987 Geosynthetics Conference. This transcription describes the very first use of a compressible inclusion to mitigate lateral earth forces by enabling the soil to reach a "quasi-active" state.

White Papers:

The Non-Issue of Buoyancy, GeoTech Systems Corporation, July 2000, by David D. Van Wagoner et al.

Other Documentation:

To order from the Transportation Research Library Contractor Report 356, The use of polystyrene for embankment construction by RL Sanders and RL Seedhousego to their 24-hour Bookstore. You will have to send an e-mail to order this particular contractor report, as they do not have it set up for on line purchase.

For information on NCHRP Project 24-11, Guidelines for Geofoam Applications, visit the following link: NCHRP Project 24-11, Guidelines for Geofoam AppÉ



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