Tire Shred Backfill in Mechanically Stabilized Earth Wall Applications

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Balunaini, Umashankar; Yoon, Sungmin; Prezzi, Monica; Salgado, Rodrigo;
(2009)
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Subject: Tires | Backfill | Waste material | Compaction | Optimum mixingratio | Pull-out resistance | Geogrid | Ribbed-metal strip | Shearstrength. | SPR-2857

Tire shred-soil mixture backfill for use in mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) walls has several advantages over traditional backfill materials: 1) good drainage, 2) high shear strength, 3) low compacted unit weight and 4) low lateral pressure exerted on retaining stru... View more
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