Numerical Modeling of Geocell Reinforced Beds

George, Anu M (2015) Numerical Modeling of Geocell Reinforced Beds. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad.

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Abstract

Geocell is one of the geosynthetic products used primarily for reinforcing pavements. The numerical modeling of geocell was always a challenge because of its complex honeycombed geometry. This unique three dimensional structure of geocell provide an additional lateral confinement to the encapsulated soil thereby distributing the stresses developed under loading to a wider area. This mechanism of geocell increases the performance of the sand bed to a greater extent.

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fast Lagrangian Analysis of Continua in 3D (FLAC3D), Finite Difference Approach, TD440
Subjects: Civil Engineering > Soil Structure Interaction
Divisions: Department of Civil Engineering
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2015 09:28
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2017 11:49
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/1825
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