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by Andrew Lees, on 23-Jan-2020 05:03:22

Trackbed maintenance and line speed restrictions significantly affect schedules and are expensive and disruptive to the public, industry, operators and asset owners. Supporting railway tracks Traditionally, railway tracks comprise of …

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Topics:Railway Improvement

by Jonathan Cook, on 16-Jan-2020 05:05:32

Cement and chemical stabilisation is not the only green and cost-effective alternative to dig and replace for delivering a robust and long-lasting roads network. Two of the central pillars of …

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Topics:Pavement Optimizationsubgrade stabilisation

by Andrew Lees, on 09-Jan-2020 08:40:49

Happy New Year from us at Tensar! We hope you had a great break full of geotechnical fun and discussion (we know we did!). As promised, below are the answers …

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Topics:Geogrid

by Andrew Lees, on 12-Dec-2019 05:37:01

Merry Quizmas! Fancy yourself as a bit of a crossword wizard? We at Tensar are getting into the festive spirit & bring to you our special geotechnical themed crossword. You …

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Topics:Geogrid

by Jonathan Cook, on 05-Dec-2019 04:56:55

The 1970's marked a revolution in the construction of retaining structures and roads, with Tensar’s invention of polymeric geogrids. A geogrid’s main function is to mechanically stabilise granular materials, reinforcing …

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Topics:Tensar History

by Andrew Lees, on 28-Nov-2019 04:50:59

Liquefaction can occur when saturated or partially saturated loose sands lose strength and stiffness due to a rapid increase in pore water pressure due to cyclic loading, such as during …

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Topics:subgrade stabilisation

by Andrew Lees, on 21-Nov-2019 05:43:00

What is settlement? In geotechnical engineering, settlement is defined as the downward movement of the ground due to changes in stresses within it. Excessive ground movements can cause damage in …

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Topics:subgrade stabilisation

by Andrew Lees, on 14-Nov-2019 05:23:57

What is plate load testing and why is it needed? Plate load testing involves the increasing loading of a circular steel plate placed on a ground surface and measuring the …

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