The design of stiff in situ walls retaining overconsolidated clay. Part 1: Short term behaviour. Part 2: Long term behaviour

@inproceedings{Bolton1990TheDO,
  title={The design of stiff in situ walls retaining overconsolidated clay. Part 1: Short term behaviour. Part 2: Long term behaviour},
  author={Bolton and William Powrie and I. F. Symons},
  year={1990}
}
In urban areas of the United Kingdom increased use is being made of embedded retaining walls both for new road construction and road improvements. Many of the urban areas in the UK are founded on deposits of stiff, overconsolidated clays of high plasticity which present difficulties for the design of geotechnical structures. A programme of research into the behaviour of embedded walls in stiff clay is being carried out by the Transport and Road Research Laboratory, aimed at improved methods of… CONTINUE READING

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