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Author: Natalia de Souza Correia

Environmental conditions have become a concern when involving the use of Geosynthetics clay liners (GCLs) as leachate barriers, particularly because they can be subjected to daily thermal cycles during construction and operation of landfills, which can affect their properties. This paper investigates the hydration behavior of a nonwoven geotextile carri...

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The present research investigates the reinforcing effect of recycled polypropylene (R-PP) fibers on a compacted clayey lateritic soil in different compaction degrees. R-PP fibers of 12 mm length were mixed with the soil in the contents of 0.1 and 0.25% of soil dry weight. Unconfined compression strength tests (UCS), direct shear tests and indirect tensi...

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