The Scientific World Journal / 2014 / Article / Fig 9

Research Article

Assessment of the Mechanical Properties of Sisal Fiber-Reinforced Silty Clay Using Triaxial Shear Tests

Figure 9

Fracture modes of the fiber-reinforced soil: (a) crack failure mode for soil reinforced with 15 mm long sisal fibers and (b) shear surface failure mode for soil reinforced with 5 and 10 mm long sisal fibers.
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