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By Seiichi Miura, Tatsuya Ishikawa, Nobuyuki Yoshida, Yoshio Hisari, Nagato Abe

Advances in Transportation Geotechnics II bargains with the geotechnics of roads, railways and airfields. supplying fiscal and sustainable transportation infrastructures for societies is very depending on growth made during this box. those contributions to the second overseas convention on Transportation Geotechnics (Hokkaido, Japan, 10-12 September 2012), held less than the auspices of the overseas Society of Read more...

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3 in Taiwan had a tremendous mass movement about 200,000 m3 on April 26, 2010 (TGS 2011). This disaster left 4 people dead and led to road close for emergency repair. This horrible event gave an impact on the current maintenance mechanism used by freeway agency for no significant storms or earthquakes are observed on the eve of the catastrophe. As typical concerns, the slip plane develops along the impermeable shale below sandstone strata plotted in Figure 1. The sensitivity analyses focus on 3 possible causes, friction angle on the slip plane in shale, anchorage efficiency, and drainage condition shown in Table 1.

2010. Use of solar heat-reflection pavement technology for mitigation of urben heat, Proc. of 24th World Road Congress, Mexico City. Photograph 2. pavement (B). Aesthetic Photograph 5. Waterretentive pavement (F). Photograph 3. Pedestrian elastic pavement (C). Photograph 6. Heat-reflection pavement (G). indb 29 8/1/2012 11:47:55 AM Advances in Transportation Geotechnics II – Miura et al. A. G. Motta Federal University of Rio de Janeiro—COPPE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil used by Pavements Mechanics, studying the soils behavior when submitted to road loads, refining the mechanical (or rational) design of pavements inside of the climatic and regional conditions found in real situations of work.

Validation of the method. in a repeated loading test on a test concrete pavement as shown in Figure 3. Effects of the permanent deformation and the plastic parameters on the stress and deflection of concrete slab were examined. It was found that the plastic parameters affected elastic and permanent deflections significantly and they did slab stress slightly. Also, the plastic parameters of subgrade affected elastic and permanent deflections and those of subbase did slab stress. Incremental calculation method.

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