Research Article

Evaluation of an Improved Technique for Geosynthetic-Reinforced and Pile-Supported Embankment

Table 1

Material parameters used in the numerical simulations.


Embankment fill20.019.016.824.60.300.505.0
Silty clay5.
Silty soil7.617.87.619.70.330.656.0
Gravelly sand30.020.1028.60.300.654.0

Note: is elastic modulus; is unit weight; is Poisson’s ratio; is cohesive strength; is friction angle; is height of embankment fill; and is thickness of soil layers.