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Author: Roberto Quental Coutinho

In the design of piles partially embedded in rock, the main factors that influence the strength and deformability of the rock and the transmission of loads from pile to rock are of utmost relevance to pile behavior. Most empirical methods were developed based on data from specific regions. Differences in geological conditions, drilling methods and other...

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Soil behavior is influenced by the void ratio and bonds between grains. The aim of this study was to describe the strength behavior of an aeolian sand from the dunes of Natal, Brazil, artificially cemented in unconfined compression tests. The influence of cement content and moi...

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