Strength Reduction Of Geogrids Used In Reinforced Walls

February 1st, 2023

Q:At the moment there are two issues that create uncertainty with the use of PET fabrics and geogrids in the Netherlands. First, for many years we built pile-supported geosynthetic reinforced embankments (so-called piled mattresses to reduce settlements under embankments on soft soils). The fill is supported by a geosynthetic mat, which rests on top of […]

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Fox receives award for best paper from Geosynthetics International

October 26th, 2016

An Oct. 25 press release issued by Penn State announced that Patrick Fox, the John A. and Harriette K. Shaw Professor and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Penn State, is the 2015 recipient of the Best Paper Award for the journal Geosynthetics International. Fox, along with Timothy Stark, a professor […]

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