Prestressed reinforced Soils

  • Lackner, Christian (Co-Investigator (CoI))
  • Semprich, Stephan (Principal Investigator (PI))

Project: Research project

Project Details


The research focuses on constructive prestressed reinforced soil and prestressing the geogrid reinforcement by compaction. In order to constructive prestrain the geogrid an example of a typical slope with a geological known sliding plane advanced with a prestressed geogrid-anchor combined system is simulated. Prestressing reinforcement as a result of compaction is demonstrated by using a three dimensional discrete element analysis (DEM) with the Particle Flow Code. Prestressing the geogrid either constructive or as a result of compaction is used for defining a specific stress level or to minimize deformation.
Effective start/end date1/04/0831/12/12


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