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Technical Papers

Innovation in Geotechnical and Materials Engineering

Sanat Pokharel, Meisam Norouzi, Marc Breault

2017 Conference of the Transportation Association of Canada — St. John’s, NL

Innovative Solution For Sustainable Road Construction

Meisam Norouzi, Sanat Pokharel, Marc Breault, Derek Breault

Vancouver, Canada
May 31 – June 3, 2017/ Mai 31 – Juin 3, 2017

Validation of Geocell Design for Unpaved Roads

Sanat Pokharel, Ian Martin, Meisam Norouzi, Marc Breault

Geosynthetics 2015
February 15-18, Portland, Oregon

Hybrid Geosynthetic Solution for Rail Track on Expansive Clay

Ofer Kief, Ph.D.

Yenon Research & Design Ltd, Israel
Geosynthetics 2015.
February 15-18, 2015
Portland, Oregon, USA

Structural Pavement Design with Geocells made of Novel Polymeric Alloy

Ofer Kief, Ph.D.

Yenon Research & Design Ltd, Israel
Geosynthetics 2015.
February 15-18, 2015
Portland, Oregon, USA

Experimental Study on Bearing Capacity of Geocell-Reinforced Bases

Sanat Pokharel

Doctoral thesis
Defended October, 2010
316 pages

Causeway Design with Toughcell® Geocells

Pokharel, S.K., Martin, I., and Breault, M.

Proc. of Design and Practice of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures
Bologna, Italy
October 14-16 2013

High Modulus Geocells for Sustainable Highway Infrastructure

Kief, O., Schary, Y., Pokharel, S.K. (2014).

Indian Geotechnical Journal: Special Issue on Transportation Geotechnics.

Experimental Evaluation of Influence Factors for Single Geocell-Reinforced Sand

Pokharel, S.K., Han, J., Leshchinsky, D., Parsons, R.L., and Halahmi, I.

Presented at the US Transportation Research Board (TRB) 88th Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C.
January 11-15, 2009

Onsite Use of Recycled Asphalt Pavement Materials and Geocells to Reconstruct Pavements Damaged by Heavy Trucks

Han, J., Acharya, B., Thakur, J.K., and Parsons R.L.

Mid-America Transportation Center

Performance of geocell-reinforced recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) bases over weak subgrade under cyclic plate loading

Thakur J.K., Han, J., Pokharel, S.K., and Parsons, R.L (2012).

Journal of Geotextile and Geomembrane, vol. 35, 14-24.

Effect of infill material on the performance of geocell-reinforced bases

Han, J., Pokharel, S.K., and Parsons, R.L., Leshchinsky, D., and Halahmi, I.

Geosynthetics for A Challenging World
eds. E.M. Palmeira, D.M., Vidal, A.S.J.F. Sayao, and M. Ehrlich
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Geosynthetics
Brazil, May 23-27, 2010

Accelerated pavement testing of unpaved roads with geocell-reinforced sand bases

Yang, X., Han, J., Pokharel, S.K., Manandhar, C., Parsons, R.L., Leshchinsky, D., and Halahmi, I. (2012).

Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 32, 95-103.

A Summary of Research on Geocell-Reinforced Base Courses

Han, J., Thakur, J. K., Parsons, R.L., Pokharel, S.K., Leschinsky, D., and Yang, X.(2013), Proc. of Design and Practice of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures,
eds. Ling, H., Gottardi, G., Cazzuffi, D, Han, J., and Tatsuoka, F.,
October 14-16, 2013, 331-340.
Bologna, Italy.

Design and construction of geocell foundation to support the embankment on settled red mud

Sitharam, T.G., and Hegde, A.,
Geotextiles and Geomembranes, vol. 41: 55-63

August, 2013

Three-dimensional numerical modeling of single geocell-reinforced sand

Yang, X., Han, J., Parsons, R. L., and Leshchinsky, D.

Frontiers of Architecture and Civil Engineering in China 4(2):233-240
June 2010

Tough Cell® 3D Cellular Confinement System for Structural Pavement Reinforcement of Roads & Railways

Dr. Ofer Kief, Truong Dang Troan
Geotec Hanoi

October 6 – 7, 2011

Modulus Improvement Factor for Geocell-Reinforced Bases

Kief, O., Rajagopal, K., Veeraragavan, A., Chandramouli, S.

Geosynthetics India ’11
September 22–24, 2011

Research and innovation: Seismic performance of various geocell earth-retention systems

Dov Leshchinsky

August 2009

Enhancing Ballast Performance using Geocell Confinement

Leshchinsky, B. A.

Columbia University

Seismic Response of Geocell Retaining Walls: Experimental Studies

Ling, H.I., Leshchinsky, D., Wang, J., Mohri, Y., and Rosen, A.

Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, vol. 135 issue 4,
April, 2009

A Large Test Box Study on Geocell-Reinforced Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Bases over Weak Subgrade under Cyclic Loading

Thakur, J.K., Han, J., Pokharel, S.K., and Parsons R.L.

GeoCongress 2012: State of Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering
eds. Hryciw, R.D., Zekkos, A.A., and Yesoller, N.
March 25-29, 2012
Oakland California

Unpaved Roads: Tough Cell® - Geosynthetic Reinforcement Shows Strong Promise

Han, J., Pokharel, S.K., Yang, X., and Thakur, J.

Roads & Bridges: 40-43
July 2011.

Accelerated Pavement Testing of Low-volume Paved Roads with Geocell Reinforcement

B.S. Bortz & M. Hossain, I. Halahmi, A. Gisi

Advances in Pavement Design through Full-scale Accelerated Pavement Testing
edited by David Jones, John Harvey, Imad L. Al-Qadi, Angel Mateos

Determination of resilient modulus of subgrade using a cyclic plate loading test

Qian, Y., Han, J., Pokharel, S.K., and Parsons, R.L. (2011).

Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 211,
Proceedings of GeoFrontiers 2011,
Han, J. and Alzamora, D.E. (eds.), Dallas, TX,
March 13 to 16, 4743-4751.

Geosynthetic-Reinforced Slopes: Overview of Geosynthetic Materials, Their Characteristics, Applications, and Design Considerations

Jie Han, Professor, Ph.D., PE,
The University of Kansas

Numerical modeling of behavior of railway ballasted structure with geocell confinement

Leshchinsky, B., and Ling, H. I.

Geotextiles and Geomembranes: 33-43
Febuary, 2013

Studies on Geocell Reinforced Road Pavement Structures

K. Rajagopal, A. Veeragavan, and S. Chandramouli

5th Asian Regional Conference on Geosynthetics
13 to 15 December 2012
Bangkok, Thailand

Creep Deformation of Unreinforced and Geocell-reinforced Recycled Asphalt Pavements

Thakur, J.K., Han, J., Leshchinsky, D., Halahmi, I., and Parsons, R.L.

Geo-Frontiers Congress,