NCHRP Web-Only Document 187: Seismic Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Bridge Abutments with Modular Block Facing (2012)

NCHRP Web-Only Document 187: Seismic Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Bridge Abutments with Modular Block Facing
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NCHRP Web-Only Document 187:
Seismic Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Bridge Abutments with Modular Block Facing
(2012)
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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Web-Only Document 187: Seismic Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Bridge Abutments with Modular Block Facing explores design methods and construction guidelines for using geosynthetic-reinforced soil (GRS) systems in bridge abutments in seismically active regions.

The report focuses on single-span, simply-supported bridges subjected to seismic forces.

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  • Design
  • Bridges and Other Structures
  • Geotechnology

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260 pages | 8.5 x 11

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National Research Council. NCHRP Web-Only Document 187: Seismic Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Bridge Abutments with Modular Block Facing. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2012.

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